Definition of pit viper in English:
A venomous snake of a group distinguished by visible sensory pits on the head which can detect prey by heat. They are found in both America and Asia.
- Madam Relena had returned to her couch and now sat imperiously in it watching Mark as a pit viper does its prey.
- First, it impersonates a pit viper, coiling and striking and hissing viciously.
- The bushmaster, at up to 10 feet long, is the world's largest pit viper and a dangerous one.
Definition of pit viper in:
- US English dictionary
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