crotalid

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adjective

cro·​ta·​lid ˈkrōt-ᵊl-əd, -id How to pronounce crotalid (audio)
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: of or belonging to the family Crotalidae
crotalid snakes
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: typical of a pit viper
crotalid venom

crotalid

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noun

: a crotalid snake

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“Crotalid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/crotalid. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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