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co·bra

 (kō′brə)
n.
1. Any of various venomous elapid snakes, especially of the genus Naja, that are native to Asia and Africa and are capable of expanding the skin of the neck to form a flattened hood.
2. Leather made from the skin of one of these snakes.

[Short for Portuguese cobra (de capelo), snake (with a hood) : cobra, snake (from Old Portuguese coobra, from Vulgar Latin *colobra, variant of Latin colubra, of unknown origin) + de, of + capelo, hood.]

cobra

(ˈkəʊbrə)
n
1. (Animals) any highly venomous elapid snake of the genus Naja, such as N. naja (Indian cobra), of tropical Africa and Asia. When alarmed they spread the skin of the neck region into a hood
2. (Animals) any related snake, such as the king cobra
[C19: from Portuguese cobra (de capello) snake (with a hood), from Latin colubra snake]

COBRA

(ˈkəʊbrə)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the UK) Cabinet Office Briefing Room A: the civil contingencies committee that leads the UK's responses to crises such as terrorist attacks and epidemics

co•bra

(ˈkoʊ brə)

n., pl. -bras.
1. any venomous Old World elapid snake of the genera Naja and Ophiophagus, characterized by the ability to flatten the neck into a hood.
2. any of several related African snakes.
[1810–20; short for Portuguese cobra de capello hooded snake; cobra < Latin colubra snake]

co·bra

(kō′brə)
Any of several poisonous Asian or African snakes capable of spreading out the skin of the neck to form a flattened hood when excited.

cobra

- From Portuguese cobra de capello, "snake with hood"—based on Latin colubra, "snake."
See also related terms for hood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cobra - venomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hoodcobra - venomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hood
elapid, elapid snake - any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
Indian cobra, Naja naja - a cobra of tropical Africa and Asia
Egyptian cobra, Naja haje, asp - cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death
black-necked cobra, Naja nigricollis, spitting cobra - aggressive cobra widely distributed in Africa; rarely bites but spits venom that may cause blindness
king cobra, Naja hannah, Ophiophagus hannah, hamadryad - large cobra of southeastern Asia and the East Indies; the largest venomous snake; sometimes placed in genus Naja
Translations
صِل، أفْعى الكوبرا
kobra
brilleslangecobra
kobrasilmälasikäärme
kobra
gleraugnaslanga
kobra
kobra
kobra

cobra

[ˈkəʊbrə] Ncobra f

cobra

[ˈkəʊbrə] ncobra m

cobra

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cobra

[ˈkəʊbrə] ncobra m inv

cobra

(ˈkəubrə) noun
a poisonous snake found in India and Africa.
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