Definitions of copperhead
  1. noun
    common coppery brown pit viper of upland eastern United States
    synonyms: Agkistrodon contortrix
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    type of:
    pit viper
    New World vipers with hollow fangs and a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head
  2. noun
    venomous but sluggish reddish-brown snake of Australia
    synonyms: Denisonia superba
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    type of:
    elapid, elapid snake
    any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
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