Russell-s-viper meaning

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A venomous snake (Daboia russelii) of South and Southeast Asia, characterized by large black-ringed spots on yellow, tan, or light brown skin.
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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.
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A venomous snake (Daboia russelii) of South and Southeast Asia, characterized by large black-ringed spots on yellow, tan, or light brown skin.
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Origin of russell-s-viper

  • After Patrick Russell (1727–1805), Scottish naturalist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition