Russell's viper(redirected from Russell's vipers)
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A venomous snake (Daboia russelii) of South and Southeast Asia, characterized by large black-ringed spots on yellow, tan, or light brown skin.
[After Patrick Russell (1727-1805), Scottish naturalist.]
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