Viperoides
Viperoidea Vi`per*oi"de*a, Viperoides Vi`per*oi"des, n. pl. [NL. See {Viper}, and {-oid}.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of serpents which includes the true vipers of the Old World and the rattlesnakes and moccasin snakes of America; -- called also {Viperina}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Viperina — Viperoidea Vi per*oi de*a, Viperoides Vi per*oi des, n. pl. [NL. See {Viper}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of serpents which includes the true vipers of the Old World and the rattlesnakes and moccasin snakes of America; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viperoidea — Vi per*oi de*a, Viperoides Vi per*oi des, n. pl. [NL. See {Viper}, and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of serpents which includes the true vipers of the Old World and the rattlesnakes and moccasin snakes of America; called also {Viperina}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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