puff adder

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puff adder

n.
A venomous African viper (Bitis arietans) having crescent-shaped yellowish markings.

puff adder

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You run across green mambas, puff adders and spitting cobras," he said.
He said: ''I had 10 puff adders, three mambas and another two cobras.
Eimeria bitis Fantham, 1932 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), was found in the feces of a puff adder, Bitis arietans (Serpentes: Viperidae), from Namibia, southwest Africa.
The puff adder is responsible for more deaths than any other African snake.
Eight deadly snakes, including three puff adders, in a flat in Sheffield.