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snakebite in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnakebitesnake‧bite /ˈsneɪkbaɪt/ noun  [countable, uncountable]MIHBA the bite of a poisonous snake
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snakebiteSomewhere among the mass of sores and cuts on his leg was a snakebite.There were high snakebite weeds at several points, both clockwise and counter.Their neurotoxin produces effects similar to those seen in snakebite victims, although the number of deaths from lizard-bites is extremely small.Wrapped in copious instruction leaflets and next to a neat pile of syringes, formidable quantities of snakebite serum had thoughtfully been provided.So the typical snakebite victim is stabbed rather than bitten.