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king cobra

noun

Definition of king cobra

  1. :  a large cobra (Ophiophagus hannah syn. Naja hannah) of southeastern Asia and the Philippines that may attain a length of 18 feet (5.5 meters)



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1894

First Known Use of king cobra

1894


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king cobra

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noun king co·bra \ˈkiŋ-ˈkō-brə\

Medical Definition of king cobra

  1. :  a large and very venomous cobra of the genus Ophiophagus (O. hannah synonym Naja hannah) of southeastern Asia and the Philippines that may attain a length of 18 feet (5.5 meters)—called also hamadryad



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