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timber rattlesnake

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

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called banded rattlesnake.
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