cerastes


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cerastes \Ce*ras"tes\, n. [L., a horned serpent, fr. Gr.
   kera`sths horned, fr. ke`ras horn.] (Zool.)
   A genus of poisonous African serpents, with a horny scale
   over each eye; the horned viper.
   [1913 Webster]
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