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  1. Naja, genus Naja(noun)


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  1. naja(Noun)

    a genus of poisonous snakes; cobras

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  1. Naja

    Naja is a genus of venomous elapid snakes. Although several other genera share the common name, Naja species are the most recognized and most widespread group of snakes commonly known as cobras. The genus Naja consists of 20 to 22 species, but has undergone several taxonomic revisions in recent years, so sources vary greatly. They range throughout Africa, Southwest Asia, South Asia and Southeast Asia. The most recent revison . listed 28 species after the synonymisation of Boulengerina and Paranaja with Naja


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