Definition of highland moccasin in English:

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highland moccasin

noun

The North American copperhead snake.
Example sentences
  • They are also known as the highland moccasin because of their highland habitat and the Native American word for these snakes is mokasen.
  • In fact, the cottonmouth was called the lowland moccasin and the copperhead was called the highland moccasin.
  • BTW, the highland moccasins are like the cottonmouths, but don't live in the water.
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