Cerastes Ce*ras"tes, n. [L., a horned serpent, fr. Gr. kera`sths horned, fr. ke`ras horn.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of poisonous African serpents, with a horny scale over each eye; the horned viper. [1913 Webster]

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