Definition of Black-necked cobra
1. Noun. Aggressive cobra widely distributed in Africa; rarely bites but spits venom that may cause blindness.
Group relationships: Genus Naja, Naja
Generic synonyms: Cobra
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black-necked Cobra
Literary usage of Black-necked cobra
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1. Wild Game in Zambezia by Reginald Charles Fulke Maugham (1914)
"The black-necked cobra, like the South African ringhals, possesses also the power of spitting its venom, with which it can strike an opponent— usually ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1905)
"... serval cats are common ; puff-adders and the black-necked cobra are the commonest snakes, though in the Lango country pythons must be numerous, ..."