Trim·er·e·su·rus .trim-ə-rə-'su̇r-əs n a genus of usu. green prehensile-tailed arboreal Asian pit vipers that includes the habu see LACHESIS

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Trim·e·re·su·rus (trim″ə-re-suґrəs) a genus of venomous pit vipers of the family Crotalidae, found in East and Southeast Asia and nearby islands; they are usually green with a prehensile tail. T. flavoviґridis and T. mucrosquaґmatus are both known as habu. See table at snake.

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