What does viper mean?

Definitions for viperˈvaɪ pər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. viper(noun)

    venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw

GCIDE

  1. viper(n.)

    Loosely, any venomous or presumed venomous snake.

  2. Origin: [F. vipre, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth living young. Cf. Quick, a., Parent, Viviparous, Wivern, Weever.]

Wiktionary

  1. viper(Noun)

    A poisonous snake in the family Viperidae.

  2. Origin: From vipera.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viper(adj)

    any one of numerous species of Old World venomous makes belonging to Vipera, Clotho, Daboia, and other genera of the family Viperidae

  2. Viper(adj)

    a dangerous, treacherous, or malignant person

  3. Origin: [F. vipre, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth living young. Cf. Quick, a., Parent, Viviparous, Wivern, Weever.]

Freebase

  1. Viper

    Viper is a Brazilian heavy metal band formed in 1985 initially highly influenced by Iron Maiden and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, later developing a very particular sound.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Viper

    vī′pėr, n. a genus of venomous snakes, representative of family Viperidæ—the Common Viper or adder being the only poisonous snake indigenous to Britain: loosely, any venomous serpent except a rattlesnake, any cobriform serpent: any base, malicious person.—adjs. Vī′perine, related to or resembling the viper; Vī′perish, like a viper; Vī′perous, having the qualities of a viper: venomous: malignant.—adv. Vī′perously.—Viper's bugloss, the blue weed or blue thistle; Viper's grass, a European perennial of the aster family. [Fr.,—L. vipera (contr. of vivipara)—vivus, living, parĕre, to bring forth.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viper in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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