viperine

adjective
vi·per·ine | \ˈvī-pə-ˌrīn \

Definition of viperine 

: of, relating to, or resembling a viper : venomous

First Known Use of viperine

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

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viperine

adjective
vi·per·ine | \ˈvī-pə-ˌrīn \

Medical Definition of viperine 

: of, relating to, or resembling a viper : venomous viperine snakes

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