any of a number of tropical and subtropical, nonvenomous constrictor snakes (family Boidae) that use their powerful coils to squeeze their prey to cause death by suffocation, as the anaconda or boa constrictor
a woman's long scarf, as of fur or feathers, worn around the neck or shoulders
ModL < L, a large water serpent
See boa in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Any of various large, nonvenomous, chiefly tropical snakes of the family Boidae, which includes the python, anaconda, boa constrictor, and other snakes that coil around and suffocate their prey.
A long fluffy scarf made of soft material, such as fur or feathers.