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  1. Vipera, genus Viperanoun

    type genus of the Viperidae


  1. genus vipera

    The genus Vipera refers to a group of venomous vipers found primarily in Europe, Asia and North Africa. Members of this genus are known for their long, hinged fangs that they use to inject venom into their prey. Characteristics of this genus vary widely, but generally include triangular heads, vertically elliptical pupils, and keeled scales. Some species are also noted for their zig-zag or diamond patterns along their backs. The most well-known species of this genus is perhaps the European Viper or Adder (Vipera berus).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of genus vipera in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of genus vipera in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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