family Crotalidae

noun
New World vipers: pit vipers
Syn: ↑Crotalidae
Hypernyms: ↑reptile family
Member Holonyms: ↑Serpentes, ↑suborder Serpentes, ↑Ophidia, ↑suborder Ophidia
Member Meronyms:

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  • crotalid — Any member of the snake family Crotalidae. * * * cro·ta·lid krōt əl əd, id adj 1) of or belonging to the family Crotalidae <crotalid snakes> 2) typical of a pit viper <crotalid venom> crotalid n a crotalid snake * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Crotalus — A genus of rattlesnakes (family Crotalidae) native to North America, having large fangs that are replaced periodically throughout life and a venom that is both neurotoxic and hemolytic. The largest species are the diamondbacks of the southern… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bothrops — noun fer de lance • Syn: ↑genus Bothrops • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Crotalidae, ↑family Crotalidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Serpentes — noun snakes • Syn: ↑suborder Serpentes, ↑Ophidia, ↑suborder Ophidia • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Squamata, ↑order Squamata …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sistrurus — noun pygmy rattlesnakes • Syn: ↑genus Sistrurus • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Crotalidae, ↑family Crotalidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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