Western rattlesnake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Western rattlesnake widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockies
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Usage

In literature:

He had read that the sidewinder, or "horned" rattlesnake, was common in the Western deserts.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The loco weed of the Western plains is to vegetation what the rattlesnake is to animal life.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
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In news:

Back in 1995, I had a chance to photograph a huge western diamondback out at the media day for the Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater.
For nearly 30 years, Ron Orf, " Fang " Master for the festival, has welcomed adults and children alike to spend the weekend with those slithery friends, the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake.
For nearly 30 years, Ron Orf, "Fang" Master for the festival, has welcomed adults and children alike to spend the weekend with those slithery friends, the Western Diamondback Rattlesnake .
The BLM brochure says that all Oregon rattlesnakes are of the Western species, which is sub-divided into the Great Basin and northern Pacific subspecies.
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