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king cobra

king co·bra • n. a cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), native to the Indian subcontinent, the largest of all venomous snakes. Also called hamadryad.

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king cobra

king cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) See ELAPIDAE.

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Ophiophagus hannah

Ophiophagus hannah (king cobra) See ELAPIDAE.

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