Definitions for kraitkraɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any nocturnal venomous S Asian elapid snake of the genus Bungarus, having broad black-and-white or black-and-yellow bands.
Category: Reptiles and Amphibians
Origin of krait:
1870–75; < Hindi karait
brightly colored venomous but nonaggressive snake of southeastern Asia and Malay peninsula
Any of several brightly-coloured, venomous snakes, of the genus Bungarus, of southeast Asia
Origin: From करैत.
a very venomous snake of India (Bungarus coeruleus), allied to the cobra. Its upper parts are bluish or brownish black, often with narrow white streaks; the belly is whitish
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