Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Northern French. From Latin vīpera. See English viper, and the modern French vipère.

NounEdit

wivre f (oblique plural wivres, nominative singular wivre, nominative plural wivres)

  1. any of various types of snake

DescendantsEdit

  • French: guivre, vouivre (from variant forms)
  • English: weever
  • Middle English: wyvere