from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A very venomous serpent of India and Ceylon: same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A very venomous viper (
Daboia Russellii), native of Ceylon and India; -- called also cobra monil.
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- noun A very
venomous viper(Daboia russellii), native to Ceylonand India.
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"There are a few poisonous snakes; and the two worst are the cobra and the ticpolonga, the latter a sort of viper; and the former is an old friend of yours, Mr. McGavonty.