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sand viper

sand viper

noun

  1. a S European viper, Vipera ammodytes, having a yellowish-brown coloration with a zigzag pattern along the back
  2. another name for horned viper


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sand viper1

First recorded in 1660–70
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Example Sentences

How could I speak to one whose mother is a sand-viper, and whose father a carrion crow?

A larger species, the sand viper, ranges from Italy to Armenia.

Then she will go and tell the old sand-viper, her mother, who will whisper it to Tyope himself.

Have you forgotten already what I told you of Tyope and of that old sand-viper, the Naua?

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