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horned viper

noun

Definition of horned viper

  1. :  a venomous viper (Cerastes cerastes syn. C. cornutus) of North Africa and the Middle East having a horny process over each eye



1767

First Known Use of horned viper

1767


Medical Dictionary

horned viper

noun

Medical Definition of horned viper

  1. :  a common desert-dwelling viper (Aspis cornutus) of Egypt and Asia Minor characterized by a horny scale resembling a spike above each eye




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