Meaning of “puff adder” in the English Dictionary

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"puff adder" in British English

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puff addernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpʌf ˌæd.ər/ us /ˈpʌf ˌæd.ɚ/

a poisonous African snake that swells to a larger size when it is attacked

(Definition of “puff adder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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