death adder

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death adder

n
(Animals) a venomous Australian elapid snake, Acanthophis antarcticus, resembling an adder
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Noun1.death adder - venomous Australian snake resembling an adderdeath adder - venomous Australian snake resembling an adder
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
Acanthophis, genus Acanthophis - Australian elapid snakes
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A team of scientists at the University of Sydney in Australia reports that floodplain death adders quickly strike these frogs, using their fangs to inject venom.
If you come across one of these death adders, end it properly.
MAGNETIC ISLAND IS LIKE CATALINA WITH DEATH ADDERS.
Some of the snakes they keep are extremely dangerous, including death adders, tiger snakes and king brown snakes.
The snake alert came after three locals were bitten by Death Adders out in the bush areas where the rally takes place.