Definition of Spitting snake

1. Noun. Highly venomous snake of southern Africa able to spit venom up to seven feet.

Exact synonyms: Hemachatus Haemachatus, Ringhals, Rinkhals
Generic synonyms: Elapid, Elapid Snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spitting Snake

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spitting snake (current term)
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spitwad
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Literary usage of Spitting snake

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1. Angola and the River Congo by Joachim John Monteiro (1875)
"CHAPTER X. CUSTOMS — BURIAL — WHITE ANT — WASPS — FRUITS — SCENTS — SPITTING - SNAKE — SCARAB.EUS — LEMUR. THERE are several peculiar habits and customs, ..."

2. Angola and the River Congo by Joachim John Monteiro (1875)
"CHAPTER X. CUSTOMS — BURIAL — WHITE ANT — WASPS — FRUITS — SCENTS — SPITTING - SNAKE SCARAB^US LEMUR. THERE are several peculiar habits and customs, ..."

3. Sporting Scenes Amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa by Alfred Wilks Drayson (1858)
"... distressed by their own poison — Poison-spitting snake — A day's sport—Boa-constrictor killed—Its mode of attack—Size of the slain snake—Secretary-bird. ..."

4. Sporting Scenes Amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa by Alfred Wilks Drayson (1858)
"... distressed by their own poison — Poison-spitting snake — A day's sport—Boa-constrictor killed—Its mode of attack—Size of the slain snake—Secretary-bird. ..."

5. Sporting Scenes Amongst the Kaffirs of South Africa by Alfred Wilks Drayson (1860)
"... distressed by their own poison— Poison-spitting snake — A day's sport—Boa-constrictor killed—Its mode of attack—Size of the slain snake—Secretary-bird. ..."

6. Lake Ngami: Or, Explorations and Discoveries During Four Years' Wanderings by Charles John Andersson (1857)
"The spitting snake.—The Black Snake.—Few Deaths caused by Snakes.—Antidotes for Snake-bites.—Return to Rehoboth. LEAVING Hans in charge of the men and ..."

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