diamondback rattlesnake

di·a·mond·back rattlesnake

noun \ˈdī-(ə-)mən(d)-ˌbak-\


: either of two large and deadly rattlesnakes of the genus Crotalus (C. adamanteus of the southeastern United States and C. atrox of the south central and southwestern United States and Mexico)—called also diamondback, diamondback rattler

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