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