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A venomous snake (Cerastes cerastes) of northern Africa, having a hornlike projection above each eye.
(Animals) a venomous snake, Cerastes cornutus, that occurs in desert regions of N Africa and SW Asia and has a small horny spine above each eye: family Viperidae (vipers). Also called: sand viper
a viper, Cerastes cerastes, of N African and extreme SW Asian deserts, having a hornlike spine above each eye.
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|Noun||1.||horned viper - highly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye|
viper - venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw