timber rattlesnake


noun

a rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus horridus, of the eastern U.S., usually having the body marked with dark crossbands.

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Also called banded rattlesnake.

Origin of timber rattlesnake

First recorded in 1890–95

Words nearby timber rattlesnake

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