Russell's viperRus·sell's viper
a very poisonous viper (Vipera russeli) of SE and SC Asia, with a pale-brown body and ringlike black spots edged with white or yellow
Origin of Russell's viperafter P. Russell, 18th-c. British physician
A venomous snake (Daboia russelii) of South and Southeast Asia, characterized by large black-ringed spots on yellow, tan, or light brown skin.
Origin of Russell's viperAfter Patrick Russell, (1727–1805), Scottish naturalist.