Definition of "boa constrictor" [bo•a con•strict•or]
A large boa (Boa constrictor) of tropical America that has brown markings and kills its prey by constriction.(noun)
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Use "boa constrictor" in a sentence
"I accidentally set a boa constrictor on my cousin Dudley at the zoo once-long story-but it was telling me it had never seen Brazil and I sort of set it free without meaning to that was before I knew I was a wizard - ""