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 for cottonmouth moccasin
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  cottonmouth \cottonmouth\ n.
     venomous semiaquatic snake ({Agkistrodon piscivorus) of
     swamps in southern U.S.; -- called also water moccasin,
     cottonmouth moccasin, and cottonmouth water moccasin. It
     grows to a length of about 4 feet. The name refers to the
     whiteness of the lips and inside of the mouth.
     Syn: water moccasin, cottonmouth moccasin, Agkistrodon
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cottonmouth moccasin
      n 1: venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United
           States [syn: water moccasin, cottonmouth, cottonmouth
           moccasin, Agkistrodon piscivorus]

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