Definition of diamond rattlesnake in English:

diamond rattlesnake


  • another term for diamondback (sense 1)
    • ‘San Diego researchers are implanting radio transmitters into rosy boas, red racers, and red diamond rattlesnakes to identify areas they consider prime real estate.’
    • ‘The red diamond rattlesnake is found in Baja California and in southwestern California below Los Angeles.’
    • ‘Red diamond rattlesnakes are also found in coastal sage scrub and desert slope scrub associations.’
    • ‘The diamond rattlesnake with its huge fangs and enormous venom glands represents the maximum degree of deadliness.’
    • ‘A red diamond rattlesnake lies motionless on the operating table at the San Diego Zoo hospital.’