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noun pl Elap·i·dae \ə-ˈlap-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of ELAPIDAE

:  a family of venomous snakes with hollow fangs found in the warmer parts of both hemispheres and including the cobras and mambas, the coral snakes of the New World, and the majority of Australian snakes
elap·id \-ˈlap-əd\ adjective or noun


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