horned viper


horned viper

noun

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

First Known Use of HORNED VIPER

1767

horned viper

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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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