sand viper

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noun


Nearby words

  1. sand table,
  2. sand tiger,
  3. sand trap,
  4. sand tumor,
  5. sand verbena,
  6. sand wasp,
  7. sand wedge,
  8. sand worm,
  9. sand yacht,
  10. sand, george

Origin of sand viper

First recorded in 1660–70

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Examples from the Web for sand viper

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

    The Delight Makers|Adolf Bandelier


British Dictionary definitions for sand viper

sand viper

noun

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