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1) adder 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Neddris, which is perhaps the strangest-looking word in this Middle English passage, would be adders in Modern English, with a different meaning and form. Adder,...

2) adder's-tongue. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...adder s-tongue, name for a fern genus (Ophioglossum). Adder's-tongues are classified in the division Pteridophyta....

3) adder's-tongue. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. See adder's-tongue fern. 2. See dogtooth violet....

4) adder's-tongue fern. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...into a simple, sterile blade and a slender, spikelike spore-bearing segment. Also called adder's-tongue. From the resemblance of the spike at the base of the frond...

5) adder. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...adder, see viper....

6) puff adder. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...puff adder, see viper....

7) Deaf Adder. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
..."The deaf adder stoppeth her ears, and will not hearken to the voice of the charmer, charm he never so wisely" (Psalm lviii. 4, 5). Captain Bruce says, "If a viper...

8) adder's-mouth. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of various chiefly terrestrial orchids of the genus Malaxis, having terminal clusters of small, often greenish flowers. From the resemblance of its flowers to...

9) puff adder. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...African viper (Bitis arietans) having crescent-shaped yellowish markings. 2. See hognose snake. So called because it inflates its body when excited....

10) adder 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...One that adds, especially a computational device that performs arithmetic addition....

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