spitting cobra


spitting cobra

noun

Definition of SPITTING COBRA

:  any of several cobras (as Naja nigricollis and Hemachatus haemachatus of Africa) that in defense typically eject their venom toward the victim without striking

First Known Use of SPITTING COBRA

1910

spitting cobra

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPITTING COBRA

: black-necked cobra; also : an African cobra (Hemachatus hemachatus) that in defense typically ejects its venom toward the victim without striking

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