Indian cobra

noun
In·di·an co·bra | \ ˈin-dē-ən-ˈkō-brə \

Medical Definition of Indian cobra 

: a very venomous cobra of the genus Naja (N. naja) that is found especially about settled areas and dwellings in southern and eastern Asia and eastward to the Philippines, that is yellowish to dark brown usually with spectacle-shaped black and white markings on the expansible hood, and that sometimes reaches a length of 6 feet (1.8 meters)

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