Definitions for kraitkraɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. krait(noun)

    brightly colored venomous but nonaggressive snake of southeastern Asia and Malay peninsula


  1. krait(Noun)

    Any of several brightly-coloured, venomous snakes, of the genus Bungarus, of southeast Asia

  2. Origin: From करैत.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Krait(noun)

    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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