palm viper

noun

Definition of palm viper

: any of numerous small arboreal pit vipers (genera Bothrops and Trimeresurus) of tropical America that are frequently green in color with prehensile tails which help them to move from tree to tree

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“Palm viper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palm%20viper. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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