KJV Dictionary Definition: viper
VI'PER, n. L. vipera.
1. A serpent, a species of coluber, whose bite is remarkably venomous.
A viper came out of the heat, and fastened on his hand. Acts 29.
2. A person or thing mischievous or malignant.
VI'PEROUS, a. L. viperus. Having the qualities of a viper; malignant; venomous; as a viperous tongue.