from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of venomous serpents, of the family Elapidæ, natives of India, and closely allied to the Naja, though the neck is not so dilatable.
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- n. kraits
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The formidable king cobra (_naia bungarus_) is feared by the Punans, who have no remedy for the bite of this or any other venomous snake.
One morning he brought in a king cobra (_naia bungarus_) which he had shot, and as life was not yet extinct I got a good photograph of it.