Definition of Naja nigricollis
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 Naja Nigricollis
Literary usage of Naja nigricollis
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1. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"naja nigricollis is not infrequently seen in native villages, which it visits on account of the rats and other vermin that form its food. ..."
2. Vierteljahrsschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich by Naturforschende Gesellschaft in Zürich (1856)
"Dissociation of enzymatic activity from lethality and pharmacological properties by carbamylation of ly- sines in naja nigricollis and Naja naja aira snake ..."