Definitions for cobraˈkoʊ brə

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  1. cobra(noun)

    venomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hood

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  1. cobra(Noun)

    Any of various venomous snakes of the family Elapidae.

  2. Origin: From cobra, from colubra.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Cobra(noun)

    see Copra

  2. Cobra(noun)

    the cobra de capello

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Cobra

    A genus of poisonous snakes of the subfamily Elapinae of the family ELAPIDAE. There are six recognized species, all inhabiting Africa except the Asiatic (Indian) cobra, Naja naja. Some species "spit" their venom into the eyes of their "enemies". So-called spitting cobras show a high degree of accuracy in aiming for the eyes. The ringhals, the most highly specialized of the spitting cobras, is limited to southern Africa. Its spray destroys eye tissue and can cause blindness; its bite can cause death. (Moore: Poisonous Snakes of the World, 1980, p80)

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  1. carbo, carob, CORBA


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