Translation of diamondback in Spanish:

diamondback

serpiente de cascabel, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈdʌɪəməndbak//ˈdaɪ(ə)məndˌbæk/

noun

  • 1

    (snake)
    serpiente de cascabel feminine
    • The whirring rattle of a diamondback poised to strike Maj.
    • At 35 deg C, not atypical of a sunny, summer day in the southwestern U.S. deserts, the western diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox, shakes its rattle at frequencies up to 90 Hz.
    • We walked on through the fragile valley watching for diamondbacks and indigo snakes, maybe even for a serpent.
    • I was asked to pick up a western diamondback rattlesnake bare-handed.
    • It's a showdown between two of the world's most dangerous desert hunters: a red-tailed hawk and a diamondback rattlesnake.
  • 2

    (turtle)
    tortuga feminine
    • Volunteers found 21 diamondback terrapins in abandoned crab traps pulled from the edge of the bay.
    • The periwinkle in turn is preyed upon by blue crabs and diamondback terrapins.
    • This suggests that all could provide food for diamondback terrapins.

    comestible