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adder

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
adderad‧der /ˈædə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAa type of poisonous snake
Examples from the Corpus
adderEven a broken worm can kill, if it happens to be an adder.The deaf adder of appetite Coiled under.As quick as a striking adder, the soldier's fingers fastened around her arm.During the summer, adders can often be found basking in the morning sunshine.The adder is uniquely equipped for that role.
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