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



BrE BrE//ˈkɒtnmaʊθ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːtnmaʊθ//
(also cottonmouth moccasin, water moccasin) Amphibians and reptiles
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a poisonous snake which lives near water in the US See related entries: Amphibians and reptiles
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cottonmouth