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noun side·wind·er \ˈsīd-ˌwīnd-ər\

Medical Definition of SIDEWINDER

:  a small pale-colored rattlesnake of the genus Crotalus (C. cerastes) of the southwestern United States that moves by thrusting its body diagonally forward in a series of S-shaped curves—called also horned rattlesnake


July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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