horned viper definition

  • noun:
    • A venomous African serpent (Cerastes cornutus) having a hornlike projection above each attention. Also known as sand viper.
    • See Cerastes.
    • extremely venomous viper of north Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye
  • adjective:
    • See Cerastes.

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