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Adder

1. A serpent. The eddre seide to the woman.

2. (Science: zoology) a small venomous serpent of the genus Vipera. The common European adder is the Vipera (or Pelias) berus. The puff adders of Africa are species of Clotho. In America, the term is commonly applied to several harmless snakes, as the milk adder, puffing adder, etc.

same as sea adder.

in the sculptures the appellation is given to several venomous serpents, sometimes to the horned viper (Cerastles).

Origin: oe. Addere, naddere, eddre, as. Naedre, adder, snake; akin to os. Nadra, OHG. Natra, natara, Ger. Natter, goth. Nadrs, Icel. Naor, masc, naora, fem., cf. W. Neidr, Gorn. Naddyr, ir. Nathair, L. Natrix, water snake. An adder is for a nadder.


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... mouth" the wide mouth rhino's name over time has evolved to "white rhino" another example of this is the Australian Death adder who started out named "deaf adder" over time this evolved to "Death adder" http://deathadder.yolasite.com/

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Re: What is the most poisonous snake in da world?

... fierce snake). There are plenty of snakes which are incredible venomous to us - all the usual suspects such as the king cobra, tiger snake, puff adder etc - and will bring about death very quickly if first aid is not applied and antivenom given. It is also useful to note that although the brown ...

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by cazmantis
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... every watch animal planet? If so you'll see King Cobra's milked, something that leaves many people shaking after they do it. I THINK the puff adder is the most dangerous snake because it provides the most bites. It is not likely to back away and it extremely hard to see until it has sank its ...

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by Flirtilizer
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:13 pm
 
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Animal speed:

Try this site for the death adder... http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?p=death+adder&fr=yfp-t-501&toggle=1&cop=mss&ei=UTF-8

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by i_r_e_d
Fri Nov 17, 2006 6:10 pm
 
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Animal speed:

do any of u guys know were i can find a picture of a death adder

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by conker22me
Wed Nov 15, 2006 6:08 am
 
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