dia|mond|back


dia|mond|back
dia|mond|back «DY muhnd BAK, DY uh-», noun, adjective.
–n.
1. any one of several large rattlesnakes having diamond-shaped markings on the back, found in the southern and western United States, such as the western diamondback rattlesnake.
2. = diamondback terrapin. (Cf.diamondback terrapin)
–adj.
= diamond-backed. (Cf.diamond-backed)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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