Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several highly venomous elapid snakes of the genus Dendroaspis of tropical Africa, especially D. angusticeps, the green mamba, or D. polylepis, the black mamba.

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  • noun Any of various venomous snakes of the genus Dendroaspis, native to Africa, that live in trees.

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  • noun arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Zulu -mâmbà.]

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From Zulu imamba.

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