spitting cobra(redirected from black-necked spitting cobras)
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Any of several cobras of the genus Naja or the closely related ringhals snake that spray venom at an attacker's eyes, which can cause temporary or permanent blindness.
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|Noun||1.||spitting cobra - aggressive cobra widely distributed in Africa; rarely bites but spits venom that may cause blindness|
cobra - venomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hood
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