noun \ˈfer-də-ˈlan(t)s, -ˈlän(t)s\
plural fer–de–lance

Definition of FER-DE-LANCE

:  a large extremely venomous pit viper (Bothrops atrox) of Central and South America

Illustration of FER-DE-LANCE

Origin of FER-DE-LANCE

French, literally, lance iron, spearhead
First Known Use: 1880

Rhymes with FER-DE-LANCE


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