habu

/ (ˈhɑːbuː) /

noun

a large venomous snake, Trimeresurus flavoviridis, of Okinawa and other Ryukyu Islands: family Crotalidae (pit vipers)

Nearby words

  1. habitus,
  2. habitué,
  3. haboob,
  4. habor,
  5. habsburg,
  6. habutai,
  7. hac,
  8. hacendado,
  9. hachinohe,
  10. hachioji

Word Origin for habu

from the native name originally used in the Ryukyu Islands

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