Bothrops

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Bothrops

(bō′throps″) [Gr. bothros, pit, hole + Gr. ōps, face, eye]
A genus of venomous pit vipers found mostly in the Central and South American tropics. It includes the fer-de-lance, one of the deadliest snakes known.
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