noun ma·mu·shi \məˈmüshē\

Definition of mamushi



  1. :  a small venomous pit viper (Agkistrodon blomhoffi) that is marked with dark brown blotches on a pale gray ground, is widely distributed in the Japanese islands, and is represented by identical or closely related forms on the adjacent Asiatic mainland

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a trip made at another's expense

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