Definition of Bitis

1. Noun. A genus of Viperidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Bitis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Viperidae, Viperidae
Member holonyms: Bitis Arietans, Puff Adder, Bitis Gabonica, Gaboon Viper



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitis

Biskra boil
Bislama
Bismarck
Bismarck Archipelago
Bismarck Sea
Bismarck brown R
Bismarckian
Bison bison
Bison bonasus
Bisquick
Bissau
BitTorrent
Bithynia
Bitis
Bitis arietans
Bitis gabonica
Bitola
Bitot
Bittacidae
Bittner's milk factor
Bittner agent
Bittner virus
Biu-Mandara
Bivalvia
Bizantian
Bizantine
Bizet

Literary usage of Bitis

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1. The London Medical Recorder (1850)
"March 8,1850. bitis, that he ordered the infant to be kept night and day at the breasts, lest the milk should make its way to the ..."

2. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"Of the Viper group of poisonous snakes there are two puff-adders of the genus bitis—B. gabonica and B. nasicornis, both very gaudily ..."

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