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mamba

noun mam·ba \ˈmäm-bə, ˈmam-\

Definition of MAMBA

:  any of several chiefly arboreal venomous green or black elapid snakes (genus Dendroaspis) of sub-Saharan Africa

Origin of MAMBA

Zulu imamba
First Known Use: 1862

Rhymes with MAMBA

mamba

noun mam·ba \ˈmäm-bə, ˈmam-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MAMBA

:  any of several venomous elapid snakes (genus Dendroaspis) of sub-Saharan Africa that are related to the cobras but lack a dilatable hood; especially :  a southern African snake (D. angusticeps) that has a light or olive-green phase and a black phase, that attains in the latter phase a length of 12 feet (3.66 meters), and that is noted for the quickness with which it inflicts its often fatal bite

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