Definition of bushmaster noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbʊʃmɑːstə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʊʃmæstər//
Amphibians and reptiles
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a poisonous snake from Central and S America See related entries: Amphibians and reptiles Word Origin early 19th cent.: perhaps from Dutch bosmeester, from bos ‘bush’ + meester ‘master’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bushmaster