Old World vipers
Syn: ↑family Viperidae
Hypernyms: ↑reptile family
Member Holonyms: ↑Serpentes, ↑suborder Serpentes, ↑Ophidia, ↑suborder Ophidia
Member Meronyms:

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\\vīˈperəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Vipera, type genus + -idae
: a widely distributed family comprising sluggish heavy-bodied Old World venomous snakes that are characterized by large tubular venom-conducting fangs erected by rotation of the movable premaxillary bone — see viper; compare crotalidae

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