horned viper

noun

Definition of horned viper

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

First Known Use of horned viper

1767


Medical Dictionary

horned viper

noun

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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