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Berattle Be*rat"tle, v. t.
To make rattle; to scold vociferously; to cry down. [Obs.]
Horned rattlerHorned Horned, a.
Furnished with a horn or horns; furnished with a hornlike
process or appendage; as, horned cattle; having some part
shaped like a horn.
The horned moon with one bright star Within the nether
Horned bee (Zo["o]l.), a British wild bee (Osmia
bicornis), having two little horns on the head.
Horned dace (Zo["o]l.), an American cyprinoid fish
(Semotilus corporialis) common in brooks and ponds; the
common chub. See Illust. of Chub.
Horned frog (Zo["o]l.), a very large Brazilian frog
(Ceratophrys cornuta), having a pair of triangular horns
arising from the eyelids.
Horned grebe (Zo["o]l.), a species of grebe (Colymbus
auritus), of Arctic Europe and America, having two dense
tufts of feathers on the head.
Horned horse (Zo["o]l.), the gnu.
Horned lark (Zo["o]l.), the shore lark.
Horned lizard (Zo["o]l.), the horned toad.
Horned owl (Zo["o]l.), a large North American owl (Bubo
Virginianus), having a pair of elongated tufts of
feathers on the head. Several distinct varieties are
known; as, the Arctic, Western, dusky, and striped horned
owls, differing in color, and inhabiting different
regions; -- called also great horned owl, horn owl,
eagle owl, and cat owl. Sometimes also applied to the
long-eared owl. See Eared owl, under Eared.
Horned poppy. (Bot.) See Horn poppy, under Horn.
Horned pout (Zo["o]l.), an American fresh-water siluroid
fish; the bullpout.
Horned rattler (Zo["o]l.), a species of rattlesnake
(Crotalus cerastes), inhabiting the dry, sandy plains,
from California to Mexico. It has a pair of triangular
horns between the eyes; -- called also sidewinder.
Horned ray (Zo["o]l.), the sea devil.
Horned screamer (Zo["o]l.), the kamichi.
Horned snake (Zo["o]l.), the cerastes.
Horned toad (Zo["o]l.), any lizard of the genus
Phrynosoma, of which nine or ten species are known.
These lizards have several hornlike spines on the head,
and a broad, flat body, covered with spiny scales. They
inhabit the dry, sandy plains from California to Mexico
and Texas. Called also horned lizard.
Horned viper. (Zo["o]l.) See Cerastes. Prairie rattlesnakePrairie Prai"rie, n. [F., an extensive meadow, OF. praerie,
LL. prataria, fr. L. pratum a meadow.]
1. An extensive tract of level or rolling land, destitute of
trees, covered with coarse grass, and usually
characterized by a deep, fertile soil. They abound
throughout the Mississippi valley, between the Alleghanies
and the Rocky mountains.
From the forests and the prairies, From the great
lakes of the northland. --Longfellow.
2. A meadow or tract of grass; especially, a so called
Prairie chicken (Zo["o]l.), any American grouse of the
genus Tympanuchus, especially T. Americanus (formerly
T. cupido), which inhabits the prairies of the central
United States. Applied also to the sharp-tailed grouse.
Prairie clover (Bot.), any plant of the leguminous genus
Petalostemon, having small rosy or white flowers in
dense terminal heads or spikes. Several species occur in
the prairies of the United States.
Prairie dock (Bot.), a coarse composite plant (Silphium
terebinthaceum) with large rough leaves and yellow
flowers, found in the Western prairies.
Prairie dog (Zo["o]l.), a small American rodent (Cynomys
Ludovicianus) allied to the marmots. It inhabits the
plains west of the Mississippi. The prairie dogs burrow in
the ground in large warrens, and have a sharp bark like
that of a dog. Called also prairie marmot.
Prairie grouse. Same as Prairie chicken, above.
Prairie hare (Zo["o]l.), a large long-eared Western hare
(Lepus campestris). See Jack rabbit, under 2d Jack.
Prairie hawk, Prairie falcon (Zo["o]l.), a falcon of
Western North America (Falco Mexicanus). The upper parts
are brown. The tail has transverse bands of white; the
under parts, longitudinal streaks and spots of brown.
Prairie hen. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Prairie chicken, above.
Prairie itch (Med.), an affection of the skin attended with
intense itching, which is observed in the Northern and
Western United States; -- also called swamp itch,
Prairie marmot. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Prairie dog, above.
Prairie mole (Zo["o]l.), a large American mole (Scalops
argentatus), native of the Western prairies.
Prairie pigeon, plover, or snipe (Zo["o]l.), the upland
plover. See Plover, n., 2.
Prairie rattlesnake (Zo["o]l.), the massasauga.
Prairie snake (Zo["o]l.), a large harmless American snake
(Masticophis flavigularis). It is pale yellow, tinged
with brown above.
Prairie squirrel (Zo["o]l.), any American ground squirrel
of the genus Spermophilus, inhabiting prairies; --
called also gopher.
Prairie turnip (Bot.), the edible turnip-shaped farinaceous
root of a leguminous plant (Psoralea esculenta) of the
Upper Missouri region; also, the plant itself. Called also
pomme blanche, and pomme de prairie.
Prairie warbler (Zo["o]l.), a bright-colored American
warbler (Dendroica discolor). The back is olive yellow,
with a group of reddish spots in the middle; the under
parts and the parts around the eyes are bright yellow; the
sides of the throat and spots along the sides, black;
three outer tail feathers partly white.
Prairie wolf. (Zo["o]l.) See Coyote.
Prattle Prat"tle, v. t.
To utter as prattle; to babble; as, to prattle treason.
Prattle Prat"tle, n.
Trifling or childish tattle; empty talk; loquacity on trivial
subjects; prate; babble.
Mere prattle, without practice. --Shak.
Prattlement Prat"tle*ment, n.
Prattle. [R.] --Jeffrey.
Prattler Prat"tler, n.
One who prattles. --Herbert.
Prittle-prattlePrittle-prattle Prit"tle-prat`tle, n. [See Prattle.]
Empty talk; trifling loquacity; prattle; -- used in contempt
or ridicule. [Colloq.] --Abp. Bramhall. RattleboxRattlebox Rat"tle*box`, n.
1. A toy that makes a rattle sound; a rattle.
(a) An American herb (Crotalaria sagittalis), the seeds
of which, when ripe, rattle in the inflated pod.
(b) Any species of Crotalaria, a genus of
yellow-flowered herbs, with inflated, many-seeded
Rattle-brained Rat"tle-brained`, a.
Rattlehead Rat"tle*head`, n.
An empty, noisy talker.
Rattle-headed Rat"tle-head`ed, a.
Noisy; giddy; unsteady.
Rattlemouse Rat"tle*mouse`, n.
A bat. [Obs.] --Puttenham.
Rattlepate Rat"tle*pate`, n.
A rattlehead. --C. Kingsley.
Rattle-pated Rat"tle-pat`ed, a.
Rattle-headed. ``A noisy, rattle-pated fellow.' --W. Irving.
Rattler Rat"tler, n.
One who, or that which, rattles.
RattlesnakeRattlesnake Rat"tle*snake`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of venomous American snakes
belonging to the genera Crotalus and Caudisona, or
Sistrurus. They have a series of horny interlocking joints
at the end of the tail which make a sharp ratting sound when
shaken. The common rattlesnake of the Northern United States
(Crotalus horridus), and the diamond rattlesnake of the
south (C. adamanteus), are the best known. See Illust. of
Rattletrap Rat"tle*trap`, n.
Any machine or vehicle that does not run smoothly. [Colloq.]
Rattlewings Rat"tle*wings`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
RattlewortRattlewort Rat"tle*wort`, n. [AS. hr[ae]telwyrt.] (Bot.)
Same as Rattlebox. Water rattleWater rattle Wa"ter rat"tle Water rattler Wa"ter rat"tler
The diamond rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus); -- so called
from its preference for damp places near water. Water rattlerWater rattle Wa"ter rat"tle Water rattler Wa"ter rat"tler
The diamond rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus); -- so called
from its preference for damp places near water.
Meaning of Rattle from wikipedia
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