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Lewis : viperinus

viperinus, vīpĕrīnus, a, um, adj. id.. Of a viper, serpent, or snake. Adj.: caro, Plin. 7, 2, 2, § 27: sanguis, Hor. C. 1, 8, 9; cf. cruor, id. Epod. 3, 6: sanies, Plin. 11, 53, 115, § 279: morsus, Att. ap. Cic. Fin. 2, 29, 94; id. Tusc. 2, 7, 19: nodo coërces viperino Bistonidum, Hor. C. 2, 19, 19.

Subst.: vīpĕrīna, ae, f. (herba), a plant, called also serpentaria, dragonwort, App. Herb. 5.

Serpent - formed, serpent-like: cauda (chamaeleonis) implicans se viperinis orbibus, Plin. 8, 33, 51, § 121.