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water moccasin

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noun water moc·ca·sin \-ˌmäk-ə-sən\

Medical Definition of water moccasin

  1. :  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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