[boo sh-mas-ter, -mah-ster]
- a pit viper, Lachesis muta, of tropical America, that grows to a length of 12 feet (3.6 meters).
Origin of bushmaster
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Perhaps by chance that was the same year Nancy bought the Bushmaster.Nancy Lanza Was Deluded to Keep Guns at Home With Troubled Adam
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Instinctively, Will's hand flashed out and caught the bushmaster by the neck.
An Indian will smilingly undergo any physical hardship, and he will face any creature in the jungle, except the bushmaster.Jungle Peace
"If you ever meet a bushmaster, you'll learn the difference between it and a harmless blacksnake," he observed.
As the insatiable, inexorable mass rolled toward him, the bushmaster seemed either to hear or scent its approach.
Under my contract with Mr. Donegan, we were to collect a bushmaster before we began the search for emeralds.
- a large greyish-brown highly venomous snake, Lachesis muta, inhabiting wooded regions of tropical America: family Crotalidae (pit vipers)
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