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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.

moccasin

[mok′äsin]
any of several species of snakes of the genus Agkistrodon.
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Cottonmouth water moccasin
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