krait

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krait

noun \ˈkrīt\

Definition of KRAIT

:  any of a genus (Bungarus) of brightly banded extremely venomous nocturnal elapid snakes of Pakistan, India, southeastern Asia, and adjacent islands

Origin of KRAIT

Hindi & Urdu karait
First Known Use: 1874

krait

noun \ˈkrīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KRAIT

: any of several brightly banded extremely venomous nocturnal elapid snakes of the genus Bungarus that occur in Pakistan, India, southeastern Asia, and adjacent islands

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