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puff adder

n.
A venomous African viper (Bitis arietans) having crescent-shaped yellowish markings.
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She has absolutely no problem in preparing such favourites as Ethiopian injera and doro war, Ghanaian kelewele or Moroccan couscous to be enjoyed in the middle of the Transvaal, but there is a natural focus on southern African dishes such as the ubiquitous Afrikaan's melktart or the slightly more exotic recipe for grilled puff-adder. She also has a marvellous selection of drinks, ranging from refreshing fruit punch ideas to a lethal sounding vodka-chilli concoction.
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