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boa constrictor

boa constrictor

pronunciation:
bo kn strIk tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large snake that lives in the tropical areas of Central and South America. Boa constrictors are pale brown with darker marks and are not poisonous. They kill their prey by winding around it and squeezing it until it cannot breathe.
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