gaboon viper

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Synonyms for gaboon viper

large heavy-bodied brilliantly marked and extremely venomous west African viper

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Among the gold-crafted objects are sword handles and ornaments shaped like gaboon vipers, lions, birds and palm fruit; ornate staffs topped with elephants, porcupines or human figures; and, inevitably, a treasure trove of jewels, from chunky bracelets to delicately crafted chains.