Diamondback

/ˈdʌɪəməndbak/

Origin

First recorded in 1810–20; diamond + back1 (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Diamondback

Diamondback

adjective

  1. bearing diamond-shaped marks, designs, or configurations on the back.

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Diamondback

noun

  1. diamondback rattlesnake.
  2. diamondback terrapin.
  3. diamondback moth.
  4. Also called: diamondback terrapin, diamondback turtle any edible North American terrapin of the genus Malaclemys, esp M. terrapin, occurring in brackish and tidal waters and having diamond-shaped markings on the shell: family Emydidae
  5. a large North American rattlesnake, Crotalus adamanteus, having cream-and-grey diamond-shaped markings

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Diamondback

noun

  1. A common large North American rattlesnake with diamond-shaped markings.

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Diamondback

adjective

  1. : having marks like diamonds or lozenges on the back

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Example sentences for Diamondback

  1. It was a diamondback rattler, and lay coiled on the rug at my feet.

Nearby words

diamond state , diamond wedding , diamond willow , diamond-leaf laurel , diamond-point spoon , diamondback moth , diamondback rattlesnake , diamondback terrapin , diamondiferous , diamorphine

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