boomslang

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boomslang

(ˈbuːmˌslæŋ)
n
(Animals) a large greenish venomous arboreal colubrid snake, Dispholidus typus, of southern Africa
[C18: from Afrikaans, from boom tree + slang snake]
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He must know bush plant medicines and how to deal with venomous snakes that include spitting cobras, puff adders, boomslangs and black mambas.
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His room-mates will include deadly puff adders, boomslangs and green and black mambas.