Meaning of “constrictor” in the English Dictionary

"constrictor" in British English

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constrictornoun [ C ]

uk /kənˈstrɪk.tər/ us /kənˈstrɪk.tɚ/

constrictor noun [ C ] (SNAKE)

any snake that kills animals and birds by wrapping itself around them and crushing them

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constrictor noun [ C ] (MUSCLE)

specialized medical a muscle that makes a part of the body narrower

(Definition of “constrictor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)