HyperDic: cerastes

English > 1 sense of the word cerastes:
NOUNanimalcerastes, horned viper, sand viper, horned asp, Cerastes cornutushighly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye
English > cerastes: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningHighly venomous viper of northern Africa and southwestern Asia having a horny spine above each eye.
Synonymshorned viper, sand viper, horned asp, Cerastes cornutus
Member ofgenus Cerastes, Aspis, genus Aspishorned vipers
Broadervipervenomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
Spanishcerastes
Catalancerastes

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