Simple Definition of water moccasin
: a poisonous snake found in the southern U.S. that lives on land and in water
Full Definition of water moccasin
1 : a venomous semiaquatic pit viper (Agkistrodon piscivorus) chiefly of the southeastern United States that is closely related to the copperhead —called also cottonmouth, cottonmouth moccasin
2 : a harmless American colubrid water snake (genus Nerodia) resembling the true water moccasin
WATER MOCCASIN Defined for Kids
Definition of water moccasin for Students
: a poisonous snake of the southern United States that lives in or near water
Medical Definition of water moccasin
: a venomous semiaquatic pit viper (Agkistrodon piscivorus) of the southern United States closely related to the copperhead—called also cottonmouth, cottonmouth moccasin
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