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adder

 
any of numerous venomous elapid and viperine snakes; the death adder is found in Australia and New Guinea and the puff adder is found in Africa and Arabia. See also snakebite.

ad·der

(ad'ĕr),
Common name for many members of the family Viperidae (the vipers), applied to several genera, although true adders are of the genus Vipera.
[M.E. naddre, fr. O.E. nāedre]

adder

(ăd′ər)
n.
1. Any of several venomous snakes, especially a viper of the subfamily Viperinae.
2. Any of several nonvenomous snakes, such as the hognose snake, often believed to be harmful.
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"It's vital that dog owners all over Britain are on high alert for adders during the spring and summer months.
The one-and-a-half foot long adder wrapped itself around the wheel of the buggy before dropping off and leaving the girls, aged four and two, alone.
Statistics show most dogs bitten by adders survive, with one study suggesting less than one in 20 treated dogs died as a result of a bite.
ADORABLE Weimaraner Raven had the fright of her life when a deadly adder sank its fangs into her during a walk.
Welsh snake expert Geraint the Snakeman says: "Gower is the main hotspot for adders. They like moorland areas and rocky areas, and you can also find them in the dunes at beaches."
A spokesman for St James' said: "With the increase in temperature comes the increased risk of venomous adder bites.
THIS photograph shows a venomous adder emerging from hibernation.
The team had planned to execute a 5-bit adder which will be able to add any number up to the sum of 63.
Lewis Paxman's left leg swelled up dramatically and he vomited after the 12in adder sank its fangs into his foot.
The North York Moors, near Guisborough, are a perfect habitat for adders, and one was recently caught on camera by local ecologist, Graeme Skinner.
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