ground rattler

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Noun1.ground rattler - small pygmy rattlesnakeground rattler - small pygmy rattlesnake    
rattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
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Distribution and status of the Western Pygmy Rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius streckeri) in Tennessee.
(2) Specifically, they are the Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), Canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus atricaudatus), Eastern Diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus), Pigmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius), and Cottonmouth or Water Moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus).