Sentence Examples


  • This is an enormous boa-constrictor of great length and weight, which drops upon his prey from the branch of a tree, or steals upon it in the thick grass.
  • The Amazon region is frequented by the giboia (boa constrictor), and the central plateau by the sucurid (Eunectes murinus), both distinguished for their enormous size.
  • Among the ophidians, which include many harmless species, are the boa-constrictor, rattlesnake, the dreaded Lachesis and the coral snake.
  • One of the commonest species of the genus Boa is the Boa constrictor, which has a wide range from tropical Mexico to Brazil.
  • Constrictor in the United States.