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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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The vaccine does not protect against venom from Cottonmouths, Mojave Rattlesnakes, or Coral snakes.
1985; Weatherhead and Robertson, 1992; Finkler and Claussen, 1999), raising body temperature before entering, or while crossing, the wetland may facilitate cottonmouth dispersal across cold water (Nelson and Gregory, 2000; MacKinnon et al.
The Cottonmouth rifle's metal components were given a two-tone finish--Smith's Brown and OD Green--with Cerakote, which is the toughest and most durable finish that can be applied to a firearm.
Keywords: Snakes, snake den, hibernaculum, Illinois, cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorus
Her poetry has been published in various journals online and in print, such as Cottonmouth, Up The Staircase Literary Review, Numbat, Killpoet, Fragile Arts Quarterly, Alabaster and Mercury, Heroin Love Songs, The Toronto Quarterly, Black Listed Magazine, and The Best Australian Poems 2009 (edited by Robert Adamson).
Sooner or later, a cottonmouth, just a little one, would park itself against a rock as a breakwater, and I'd draw a bead, and that would be that.
Oxygen consumption and the energetic of island-dwelling Florida cottonmouth snakes.
Usually the only dangerous beast to be found is the odd Cottonmouth snake slithering through the pine needles to the inky water that guards this monstrous par five from all but the biggest hitters.
He could walk across the Verdigris in seven steps, limber as a cottonmouth, loud as a crow, he gobbled his deathsong a dozen times and lived a dozen and one times to sing about it.
5 Southern California earthquake; they've survived swimming unwittingly with cottonmouth snakes in an Arkansas creek.
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.