Definition of Prairie rattlesnake

1. Noun. Widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockies.

Exact synonyms: Crotalus Viridis, Prairie Rattler, Western Rattlesnake
Generic synonyms: Rattler, Rattlesnake
Group relationships: Crotalus, Genus Crotalus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Rattlesnake

prairie fox
prairie gentian
prairie golden aster
prairie gourd
prairie gourd vine
prairie grouse
prairie lotus
prairie mallow
prairie marmot
prairie mimosa
prairie orchid
prairie rattler
prairie rattlesnake (current term)
prairie rocket
prairie sage
prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke
prairie soil
prairie star
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole
prairie wagon
prairie wake-robin

Literary usage of Prairie rattlesnake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"Five rattlesnakes from San Jose Island seem to belong to this species. 213. Crotalus confluentus Say prairie rattlesnake Plates 101 and 110 t Crotalus ..."

2. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"For an account of the rattlesnakes in general see Stejneger, Report of the US National Museum for 1893. 73.—Crotalus confluentus Say. prairie rattlesnake. ..."

3. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"For an account of the rattlesnakes in general see Stejneger, Report of the US National Museum for 1893. 73.—Crotalus confluentus Say. prairie rattlesnake. ..."

4. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Very similar to the prairie rattlesnake. The ground-colour is gray, pale brown or greenish. On the back are large, rounded spots, well separated and ..."

5. Biennial Report by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"prairie rattlesnake. This is the ordinary prairie rattlesnake, and is quite common in the more sparcely settled portions of the territory, especially in the ..."

6. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The prairie rattlesnake (C. confluentus) inhabits most parts of the western plains and deserts, and is exceedingly abundant in unsettled regions. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The prairie rattlesnake (C. confluentus) inhabits most parts of the Western plains and deserts and is exceedingly abundant in unsettled regions. ..."

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