Copperhead

• (n.) A poisonous American serpent (Ancistrodon conotortrix), closely allied to the rattlesnake, but without rattles; -- called also copper-belly, and red viper. • (n.) A nickname applied to a person in the Northern States who sympathized with the South during the Civil War.
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Copperhead

(from the article `tactical weapons system`) ...unreels behind the missile and the operator signals course corrections to a control mechanism inside the missile as it flies. Other missiles are ...
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copperhead

(kop´әr-hed) Agkistrodon contortrix, a venomous pit viper of the United States that has a brown to copper-colored body with dark bands. Called also highland moccasin. See also snakebite.
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copperhead

noun venomous but sluggish reddish-brown snake of Australia
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Copperhead

[climbing] For other uses of the word see copperhead In rock climbing, a copperhead is a small nut with a head made of soft metal on a loop of wire, originally copper or brass, later aluminium. Copperheads are placed in the smallest cracks and seams where their malleability means that they can conform to the rock and grip better: often they...
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Copperhead

[G.I. Joe] Copperhead is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline, comic books and cartoon series. He is Cobra`s Water Moccasin pilot and debuted in 1984. ==Profile== Copperhead`s military specialty is air-driver swamp vehicle operator. He is presumably a native of the Florida Everglades, due to his immeasurable...
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Copperhead

Cop'per·head` noun [ From its color.] 1. (Zoology) A poisonous American serpent ( Ancistrodon conotortrix ), closely allied to the rattlesnake, but without rattles; -- called also copper-belly , and red viper . 2. A nickname applied to a person in the Northe...
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copperhead

A poisonous snake of the genus Denisonia in Australia and Agkistrodon in the U.S. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Copperhead

also called Peace Democrat, during the American Civil War, pejoratively, any citizen in the North who opposed the war policy and advocated ... [3 related articles]
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copperhead

any of several unrelated snakes named for their reddish head colour. The North American copperhead Agkistrodon (also spelled Ancistrodon) contortrix ...
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copperhead

copperhead, poisonous snake, Ancistrodon contortrix, of the E United States. Like its close relative, the water moccasin, the copperhead is a member of the pit viper family and detects its warm-blooded prey by means of a heat-sensitive organ behind the nostril. The body, which may reach a length of ...
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Copperhead

In US history, a term of abuse applied by people of the Northern states during the Civil War to fellow Northerners who opposed the Union government's war policy. Many opposed the policy because they...
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Copperhead

Laser-guided anti-armour Munition fired from 155mm gun/howitzer [US]
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copperhead

Type: Term Pronunciation: kop′er-hed Definitions: 1. A U.S. poisonous snake of the genus Agkistrodon.
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copperhead

[n] - common coppery brown pit viper of upland eastern United States 2. [n] - venomous but sluggish reddish-brown snake of Australia
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