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copperhead

 [kop´er-hed]
Agkistrodon contortrix, a venomous pit viper of the United States that has a brown to copper-colored body with dark bands. Called also highland moccasin. See also snakebite.
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cop·per·head

(kop'er-hed),
A U.S. poisonous snake of the genus Agkistrodon.
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copperhead

(kŏp′ər-hĕd′)
n.
1. A venomous snake (Agkistrodon contortrix) of the eastern and central United States and northern Mexico, having a tan body with reddish-brown crossbands.
2. Copperhead A Northerner who sympathized with the South during the Civil War.
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