spitting cobra

noun

Definition of spitting cobra

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

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First Known Use of spitting cobra

1910


Medical Dictionary

spitting cobra

noun

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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