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"cobra" in British English

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cobranoun [C]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.brə/  us   /ˈkoʊ-/
a ​poisonoussnake from ​Africa and ​southernAsia that makes itself ​lookbigger and more ​threatening by ​spreading the ​skin at the back of ​itshead
(Definition of cobra from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cobra" in American English

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cobranoun [C]

 us   /ˈkoʊ·brə/
a ​poisonoussnake from Africa or ​southern Asia that can make itself ​lookbigger by ​spreading the ​skin at the back of ​itshead
(Definition of cobra from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cobra”
in Spanish cobra…
in Vietnamese rắn mang bành…
in Malaysian ular tedung…
in Thai งูเห่า…
in French cobra…
in German die Kobra…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眼镜蛇…
in Turkish kobra, büyük, zehirli yılan…
in Russian кобра…
in Indonesian kobra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 眼鏡蛇…
in Polish kobra…
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