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Definition of pit viper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pit viper

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
Amphibians and reptiles
 
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one of several types of poisonous snake which finds its food using areas on its head that are sensitive to warmth See related entries: Amphibians and reptiles
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pit viper