Definition of Bitis gabonica

1. Noun. Large heavy-bodied brilliantly marked and extremely venomous west African viper.

Exact synonyms: Gaboon Viper
Generic synonyms: Viper
Group relationships: Bitis, Genus Bitis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitis Gabonica

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
Bizzozero's corpuscle
Bizzozero's red cells

Literary usage of Bitis gabonica

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1. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"The adult puff-adders of these two species (which are generally called " cassava" 1 bitis gabonica is illustrated in my book on Uganda. ..."

2. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"The adult puff-adders of these two species (which are generally called " cassava" 1 bitis gabonica is illustrated in my book on Uganda. ..."

3. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"... or puff- adder, which bears the scientific name of bitis gabonica, is very common in Uganda, and its bite is perhaps more rapidly and ..."

4. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"The one I remember best occurred when I almost stepped on a huge Gaboon adder (Bitis gabonica) on my way back to camp from a tsetse survey along the River ..."

5. The Uganda Protectorate: An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1902)
"... or puff- adder, which bears the scientific name of bitis gabonica, is very common in Uganda, and its bite is perhaps more rapidly and ..."

6. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"The one I remember best occurred when I almost stepped on a huge Gaboon adder (Bitis gabonica) on my way back to camp from a tsetse survey along the River ..."

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