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moccasin

 [mok´ah-sin]
any of several species of snakes of the genus Agkistrodon.
highland moccasin copperhead.
water moccasin Agkistrodon piscivorus, a venomous semiaquatic pit viper with an olive or brown back, found in the southern United States. Called also cottonmouth.

cottonmouth

a poisonous pit viper (Agkistrodon piscivorus) commonly found near water and swamps of the southeastern part of the United States. The symptoms of the bite of a cottonmouth are rapid swelling, severe pain, skin discoloration at bite marks, and weakness. Antivenin and ventilatory/circulatory support are the usual treatments. Also called water moccasin.
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Cottonmouth

cottonmouth

(kot'on-mowth?)
A venomous snake, Agkistrodon piscivorus, common in the southern and eastern U.S.
Synonym: water moccasin See: snake bitevenomous snake
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Keywords: Snakes, snake den, hibernaculum, Illinois, cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorus
The very act that has fostered them their common name, cottonmouths, opening their mouths widely and thereby displaying the startlingly white interiors, is merely a way to make them more visible as their coloration blends easily with many backgrounds.
Yes, it was a 4-foot long cottonmouth, North America's only aquatic venomous pit viper.
Or shooting cottonmouths off the old iron footbridge in the swamps next to the Valley Gin, which in the Cotton Kingdom didn't mean vodka made unpalatable by the addition of juniper juice.
Oxygen consumption and the energetic of island-dwelling Florida cottonmouth snakes.
Patton, whose many movie roles include Joe in Silkwood, Moe the truck driver in Breakfast of Champions, and Eli Cottonmouth in The Dog Days of Summer, has recorded nearly twenty titles for Simon and Schuster.
A city worker named Eddie Boone told Williams that he'd sold a poisonous snake--a cottonmouth moccasin--to the restaurant owner for $1.
Occurrence of the cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) in Coffee County, Tennessee.
Flavors include Chronic Tonic, Green Dreams, Purple Haze, and Cottonmouth Quencher.
At the conclusion of Kill Bill Volume 1, The Bride (Thurman) had despatched two members of the Deadly Vipers Assassination Squad: Vernita Green aka Copperhead (Fox) and O-Ren Ishii aka Cottonmouth (Lucy Liu).
After a short and very sharp face-off in California with shapely Copperhead (Vivica A Fox) the rest of the film deals with Ms Mamba tracking down and cornering deadly Cottonmouth (Lucy Liu) who also happens to be head of the Tokyo underworld.
Annual testicular and androgenic cycles of the cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) in Alabama.