Definition of highland moccasin in US English:

highland moccasin


  • The North American copperhead.

    • ‘In fact, the cottonmouth was called the lowland moccasin and the copperhead was called the highland moccasin.’
    • ‘BTW, the highland moccasins are like the cottonmouths, but don't live in the water.’
    • ‘They are also known as the highland moccasin because of their highland habitat and the Native American word for these snakes is mokasen.’