boa constrictor(redirected from Red-tailed Boa)
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A large boa (Boa constrictor) of tropical America that has dark brown markings on a lighter background and kills its prey by constriction.
(Animals) a very large snake, Constrictor constrictor, of tropical America and the Caribbean, that kills its prey by constriction: family Boidae (boas)
a snake, Constrictor constrictor, of tropical America, noted for its large size and its ability to suffocate a prey by coiling around it.