Definition of 'cobra'

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Example sentences containing 'cobra'

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The king cobra is the longest of all venomous snakes. The Sun (2011)But those things have 75 per cent of the toxins of cobra snakes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Police caught the highly venomous 3ft cobra outside the Delhi complex as competitors trained. The Sun (2010)He was bitten by an Egyptian cobra in the 1970s. Times, Sunday Times (2011)THE pet shop worker bitten by a deadly king cobra snake was on the mend last night - and is expected to make a full recovery. The Sun (2006)Although a king cobra can grow to 15ft and has enough venom to knock out an elephant, its first instinct is always to run away from humans. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A PET shop worker was critically ill in hospital last night after being bitten by a king cobra. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A TV snake expert told yesterday of his amazing escape after he was bitten by a deadly king cobra. The Sun (2012)

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Translations for 'cobra'

British English: cobra NOUN
A cobra is a kind of poisonous snake that can make the skin on the back of its neck into a hood.
  • American English: cobra
  • Brazilian Portuguese: naja
  • Chinese: 眼镜蛇
  • European Spanish: cobra
  • French: cobra
  • German: Kobra
  • Italian: cobra
  • Japanese: コブラ
  • Korean: 코브라
  • European Portuguese: cobra capelo
  • Spanish: cobra


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