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Copperhead may refer to:


  • Agkistrodon contortrix, a venomous pit viper species found in parts of North America.
  • Agkistrodon piscivorus, a.k.a. the cottonmouth, another venomous pit viper species found in North America.
  • Austrelaps, a genus of venomous elapids found in southern Australia and Tasmania.
  • Elaphe radiata, a.k.a. the copperhead rat snake, a non-venomous species found in southern Asia.
  • Deinagkistrodon acutus, a.k.a. the Chinese copperhead, a venomous pit viper species found in Southeast Asia.


  • Copperheads (politics), Northern Peace Democrats who opposed the American Civil War, wanting an immediate peace settlement, named after the snakes.

Fictional characters:


  • Copperhead, the second volume in the U.S. Civil War series “The Starbuck Chronicles” by Bernard Cornwell
  • Copperhead (band), a name used by a number of different music bands
  • Copperhead is an album by a band with the same name.
  • Copperhead (climbing), a small metal nut used in rock climbing
  • M712 Copperhead, a U.S. guided artillery shell
  • Copperhead, a gaming mouse by Razer USA Ltd
  • Dodge Copperhead, a more affordable, less-powerful model of the Dodge Viper, not produced.


Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary




  1. One of two species of snakes, with a copper-colored head.
  2. (pejorative) Someone with ginger hair.
  3. (politics) A northern who sympathized with the South during the Civil War.


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