camoodi

noun
ca·​moo·​di
variants: or less commonly camoodie or camoudie \ kəˈmüdē \
plural -s

Definition of camoodi

: any large tropical American constricting snake some huge camoodi, able to crush my bones like brittle twigs in its constricting coils— W. H. Hudson †1922

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History and Etymology for camoodi

Arawak kamudu

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