Crotalus

Crotalus is a genus of venomous pit vipers found only in the Americas from southern Canada to northern Argentina. The name is derived from the Greek word krotalon, which means `rattle` or `castanet`, and refers to the rattle on the end of the tail which makes this group (genera Crotalus and Sistrurus) so distinctive. Currently, 32 species are ...
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Crotalus

• (n.) A genus of poisonous serpents, including the rattlesnakes.
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crotalus

<herpetology> A genus of snakes of the family viperidae, one of the pit vipers, so-called from the pit hollowing out the maxillary bone, opening between the eye and the nostril. ... They are distinctively american serpents. most of the 25 recognised species are found in the southwestern united states and northern mexico. Several species are f...
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Crotalus

(from the article `rattlesnake`) ...(C. adamanteus and C. atrox). These are also the largest rattlers. Twenty-six other species also belong to the genus Crotalus, including the small ...
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Crotalus

(kro´tә-lәs) a large genus of venomous rattlesnakes with numerous species in North America and others in Central and South America. See also snakebite.
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Crotalus

genus Crotalus noun large rattlesnakes; seldom bite unless startled or pursuing prey
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Crotalus

Crot'a·lus noun [ New Latin , from Greek ............ rattle.] (Zoology) A genus of poisonous serpents, including the rattlesnakes.
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Crotalus

Crotalus is a genus of snakes which includes the rattlesnake.
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Crotalus

Type: Term Pronunciation: krot′ă-lŭs Definitions: 1. A genus of rattlesnakes (family Crotalidae) native to North America, having large fangs that are replaced periodically throughout life and a venom that is both neurotoxic and hemolytic. The largest species are the diamondbacks of the southern states (Crotalus adamanteus) and weste...
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Crotalus

[n] - large rattlesnakes
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