snakebite

[sneyk-bahyt]
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noun

the bite of a snake, especially of one that is venomous.
the resulting painful, toxic condition.

Origin of snakebite

First recorded in 1830–40; snake + bite
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snakebite

noun

a bite inflicted by a snake, esp a venomous one
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