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horned viper

noun
1.
a highly venomous viper, Cerastes cerastes, of northern Africa and extreme southwestern Asia, having a process resembling a horn just above each eye.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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horned viper

noun
1.
a venomous snake, Cerastes cornutus, that occurs in desert regions of N Africa and SW Asia and has a small horny spine above each eye: family Viperidae (vipers) Also called sand viper
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