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Noun: prairie rattlesnake
  1. Widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockies
    - prairie rattler, Western rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis

Derived forms: prairie rattlesnakes

Type of: rattler [N. Amer], rattlesnake

Part of: Crotalus, genus Crotalus

Encyclopedia: Prairie rattlesnake