Snapping

Definition of Snapping

Snap´ping
a. & n.1.a. & n. from Snap, v.
Snapping beetle
(Zool.) See Snap beetle, under Snap.
Snapping turtle
a - (Zool.) A large and voracious aquatic turtle (Chelydra serpentina) common in the fresh waters of the United States; - so called from its habit of seizing its prey by a snap of its jaws. Called also mud turtle.
b - See Alligator snapper, under Alligator.

Related Words

awfully, clack, click, crack, cracking, crackle, crackling, crepitant, crepitation, damned, decrepitation, dreadfully, extremely, hugely, rattling, sizzling, snap, spanking, spitting, whacking, whopping
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