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viper

noun vi·per \ˈvī-pər\

: a type of poisonous snake

Full Definition of VIPER

1
a :  a common Eurasian venomous snake (Vipera berus) that attains a length of about two feet (0.6 meter), varies in color from red, brown, or gray with dark markings to black, and is usually not fatal to humans; broadly :  any of a family (Viperidae) of venomous snakes that includes Old World snakes (subfamily Viperinae) and the pit vipers
b :  a venomous or reputedly venomous snake
2
:  a vicious or treacherous person

Examples of VIPER

  1. <a viper sliding silently through the field>

Origin of VIPER

Middle English vipere, from Latin vipera
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with VIPER

viper

noun vi·per \ˈvī-pər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VIPER

1
:  a common Eurasian venomous snake of the genus Vipera (V. berus) that attains a length of about two feet (0.6 meter), varies in color from red, brown, or gray with dark markings to black, and whose bite is usually not fatal to humans; broadly :  any snake of an Old World subfamily (Viperinae) of the family Viperidae
2
3
:  a venomous or reputedly venomous snake

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