death adder definition

  • noun:
    • A snake of genus Acanthophis, a group of very venomous elapids within Australian Continent and New Guinea.
    • The copperhead, a venomous gap viper types Agkistrodon contortrix, present united states.
    • The east hognose serpent, a non-venomous colubrid species within united states.
    • A venomous Australian snake of the family Elapidæ, of several species, given that Hoplocephalus superbus and Acanthopis antarctica.
    • A venomous serpent of Australian Continent, Acanthophis antarctica. See Acanthophis.
    • The black-snake of Australia, Pseudechis porphyriacus. See black-snake, 1.
    • venomous Australian serpent resembling an adder

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