Definition of Black-necked cobra

1. Noun. Aggressive cobra widely distributed in Africa; rarely bites but spits venom that may cause blindness.

Exact synonyms: Naja Nigricollis, Spitting Cobra
Group relationships: Genus Naja, Naja
Generic synonyms: Cobra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black-necked Cobra

black-headed gulls
black-headed snake
black-hearted
black-hole
black-hooded antshrike
black-hooded antshrikes
black-house
black-ice
black-jack
black-legged tick
black-letter
black-letter law
black-market
black-marketing
black-mouthed
black-necked cobra (current term)
black-necked grebe
black-necked screamer
black-necked screamers
black-necked stilt
black-necked stork
black-necked swan
black-necked swans
black-on-black
black-out
black-sant
black-stem spleenwort
black-stemmed spleenwort
black-striped wallabies
black-striped wallaby

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, ..."

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