rinkhals

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rink·hals

 (rĭngk′hăls′)
n.
Variant of ringhals.

rinkhals

(ˈrɪŋkˌhals) or

ringhals

n, pl -hals or -halses
(Animals) a venomous elapid snake, Hemachatus hemachatus of southern Africa, which spits venom at its enemies from a distance. Also called: spitting snake
[Afrikaans, literally: ring neck]
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Noun1.rinkhals - highly venomous snake of southern Africa able to spit venom up to seven feetrinkhals - highly venomous snake of southern Africa able to spit venom up to seven feet
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres