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Any of several highly venomous elapid snakes of the genus Dendroaspis of tropical Africa, especially D. angusticeps, the green mamba, or D. polylepis, the black mamba.

[Zulu -mâmbà.]


(Animals) any aggressive partly arboreal tropical African venomous elapid snake of the genus Dendroaspis, esp D. angusticeps (green and black mambas)
[from Zulu im-amba]


(ˈmɑm bɑ)

n., pl. -bas.
any of several long slender tree snakes of the genus Dendroaspis, of central and S Africa, the bite of which is often fatal.
[1860–65; < Nguni; compare Zulu imamba, izimamba]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mamba - arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatalmamba - arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
black mamba, Dendroaspis augusticeps - a highly venomous southern African mamba dreaded because of its quickness and readiness to bite


[ˈmæmbə] N (Zool) → mamba f


nMamba f
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