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cobranoun [C]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.brə/  us   /ˈkoʊ-/
a poisonous snake from Africa and southern Asia that makes itself look bigger and more threatening by spreading the skin at the back of its head
Translations of “cobra”
in Vietnamese rắn mang bành…
in Spanish cobra…
in Thai งูเห่า…
in Malaysian ular tedung…
in French cobra…
in German die Kobra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 眼鏡蛇…
in Indonesian kobra…
in Russian кобра…
in Turkish kobra, büyük, zehirli yılan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眼镜蛇…
in Polish kobra…
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