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sand viper

Origin of sand viper
1660-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • How could I speak to one whose mother is a sand-viper, and whose father a carrion crow?

    The Delight Makers Adolf Bandelier
British Dictionary definitions for sand-viper

sand viper

a S European viper, Vipera ammodytes, having a yellowish-brown coloration with a zigzag pattern along the back
another name for horned viper
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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