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bushmaster

(bo͝osh′măs′tər)
n.
A large venomous snake (Lachesis muta) of tropical America, having brown and grayish markings.
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Lachesis

Homeopathy
A homeopathic remedy formulated from bushmaster snake venom; it is used for cardiac problems (e.g., tachycardia, arrhythmias and angina), as well as fever, haemorrhoids, hot flashes, nosebleeds, premenstrual syndrome, petit mal seizures, varicose veins and weeping wounds.
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bushmaster

(bush'mas?ter)
A long and powerful poisonous snake Lachesis muta, a member of the pit viper family, that lives in Central America and in northernmost South America.
Synonym: Lachesis muta.
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BRP Ramon Alcaraz would be installed with two Mark 38 Model 2 "Bushmaster" 25 millimeter automatic canons, Commander Gregory Fabic, Philippine Navy Public Affairs Office Chief, said Thursday.
The new ammunition, to be used with the 30 mm Bushmaster cannon, was developed in co-operation with the authority from the Norwegian Defence Forces (NDF).