cottonmouth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cotton +‎ mouth

Noun[edit]

cottonmouth (plural cottonmouths)

  1. (medicine, uncountable) An oral dryness often associated with certain medicines and recreational drugs.
  2. A snake, Agkistrodon piscivorus, the water moccasin.
  3. A snake, Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen, the northern copperhead.

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