genus Cerastes

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Noun1.genus Cerastes - horned vipersgenus Cerastes - horned vipers        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
family Viperidae, Viperidae - Old World vipers
cerastes, Cerastes cornutus, horned asp, horned viper, sand viper - highly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye
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The sand horned vipers (genus Cerastes) are the best identified and most abundant venomous snakes of the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East [1].