noun 1. a highly venomous viper, Cerastes cerastes, of northern Africa and extreme southwestern Asia, having a process resembling a horn just above each eye. noun 1. a venomous snake, Cerastes cornutus, that occurs in desert regions of N Africa and SW Asia and has a small horny spine above each eye: family Viperidae (vipers) […]
[hawrs-klawth, -kloth] /ˈhɔrsˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/ noun, plural horsecloths [hawrs-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈhɔrsˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA) 1. a used to cover a , or as part of its trappings.
noun 1. a screamer, Anhima cornuta, of tropical South America, having a long, slender hornlike process projecting from the forehead.
[skuhl-ee] /ˈskʌl i/ noun, Military. 1. a tapered block of concrete with projecting steel rails, placed under water to tear holes in the bottoms of boats.