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Definition of "jararaca" []

  • A species of venomous snake found in South America, taxonomic name Bothrops jaracara. (noun)

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Use "jararaca" in a sentence
  • "The favorite prey of the mussurama is the most common and therefore the most dangerous poisonous snake of Brazil, the jararaca, which is known in Martinique as the fer-de-lance."
  • "Almost as much dreaded as the jararaca is the enormous cuanacouchi"
  • "They at first refused -- Don Pablo among the rest -- but after a day or two, when each of the party had met with several narrow escapes from vipers, coral snakes, and the much-dreaded "jararaca," Don Pablo thought it prudent that all should submit to the operation, and accordingly Guapo "doctored" the party without more ado."