prairie rattlesnake

noun
variants: or prairie rattler

Definition of prairie rattlesnake

: any of several moderate-sized rattlesnakes that are varieties of a species (Crotalus viridis) and are widely distributed especially between the Mississippi river and the Rocky mountains

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“Prairie rattlesnake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prairie%20rattlesnake. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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