What does Cobra mean?

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ˈkoʊ brəco·bra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cobranoun

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


  1. cobranoun

    Any of various venomous snakes of the family Elapidae.

  2. Etymology: From cobra, from colubra.


  1. Cobra

    Cobra is the common name of various snakes, most of which belong to the genus Naja.


  1. cobra

    A cobra is a type of venomous snake, usually recognized by the hood that it spreads when it feels threatened or excited. A prominent member of the Elapidae family, cobras are native to various regions in Africa and Asia, and their sizes, colors, and markings can significantly vary. Some species of cobras, like the king cobra, are capable of delivering fatal bites to their prey and humans. Also, certain species can "spit" their venom for a distance as a defensive measure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cobranoun

    see Copra

  2. Cobranoun

    the cobra de capello

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cobra

    Cobra da capello, kō′bra da ka-pel′o, n. a poisonous snake, native of the East Indies, which dilates the back and sides of the neck so as to resemble a hood. [Port., lit. 'snake of the hood.']

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  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

  2. carob

  3. CORBA

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cobra in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cobra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Cobra in a Sentence

  1. Jarrad Mears:

    We’ve heard from other residents that there was another resident who resided at that apartment months ago that did have a cobra in his possession and he was asked to leave.

  2. Tom Brady:

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  3. Tami Simon:

    Employers will sometimes subsidize the cost of COBRA, but most don't, and employers are permitted to charge up to 102 % of the applicable premium for COBRA.

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  5. Proverb:

    The cobra will bite you whether you call it cobra or Mr. Cobra.

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