Agkistrodon


Agkistrodon
noun
copperheads
Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Crotalidae, ↑family Crotalidae

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\\agˈkistrəˌdän, aŋˈk-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek ankistron fishhook + New Latin -odon
: a genus of pit vipers including the American copperhead and water moccasin — used generally instead of the technically preferable Ancistrodon

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