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cobra in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcobraco‧bra /ˈkəʊbrə $ ˈkoʊ-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAa poisonous African or Asian snake that can spread the skin of its neck to make itself look bigger
Examples from the Corpus
cobraMiss McFawn could stare down a cobra.Its poised, out-thrust head gave it the appearance of a cobra, a white cobra.Being in this school is like being in a cage with a cobra.The next foliage to watch for, Lamb predicts, will be ferns and cobra leaves.I saw a king cobra over there.Holly's hand moved, the lightning strike of the cobra.At Byblos she was a serpent-goddess whose cobra symbolized the eye of wisdom.