noun plural

Cro·​tal·​i·​dae krō-ˈtal-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Crotalidae (audio)
: a family of venomous snakes sometimes regarded as a subfamily (Crotalinae) of the family Viperidae comprising the pit vipers

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“Crotalidae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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