Synonyms
Etymology

1. rattlesnake

noun. ['ˈrætəlˌsneɪk'] pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken.

Synonyms

  • ground rattler
  • massasauga rattler
  • prairie rattlesnake
  • tiger rattlesnake
  • Western rattlesnake
  • timber rattlesnake
  • Sistrurus miliaris
  • Crotalus scutulatus
  • Western diamondback rattlesnake
  • diamondback
  • massasauga
  • speckled rattlesnake
  • Crotalus mitchellii
  • Crotalus lepidus
  • banded rattlesnake
  • sidewinder
  • Crotalidae
  • Crotalus adamanteus
  • Crotalus horridus horridus
  • family Crotalidae
  • rock rattlesnake
  • prairie rattler
  • Crotalus tigris
  • Crotalus atrox
  • rattle
  • Sistrurus catenatus
  • Crotalus cerastes
  • rattler
  • pit viper
  • Mojave rattlesnake
  • diamondback rattlesnake
  • Western diamondback
  • horned rattlesnake

Etymology

  • rattle (English)
  • snake (English)
  • snake (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rattlesnake

  • backache
  • beefsteak
  • bellyache
  • bonebrake
  • cheesecake
  • cupcake
  • daybreak
  • earthquake
  • freshbake
  • fruitcake
  • handshake
  • headache
  • heartache
  • heartbreak
  • homestake
  • hotcake
  • hoylake
  • intake
  • interlake
  • longbrake

Example sentences of the word rattlesnake


1. Noun, singular or mass
Dig out any rattlesnake weeds that are present in areas other than your lawn.

2. Verb, base form
Keeping the lawn short will helps to prevent rattlesnake weeds from gaining a foothold in your grass.

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