noun Cau·sus \ˈkȯzəs, -ȯsəs\

Definition of Causus

  1. :  a genus of nocturnal venomous African snakes (family Viperidae) comprising the night adders

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Origin and Etymology of causus

New Latin, from Greek kausos fever, heat, from kaiein to burn — more at caustic

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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