spitting cobraspit·ting cobra
any of various cobras, esp. the ringhals and a small, black-necked African cobra (Naja nigricollis), that spray jets of venom at the eyes of an aggressor
Any of several cobras of the genus Naja or the closely related ringhals snake that spray venom at an attacker's eyes, which can cause temporary or permanent blindness.
- attributive form of spitting cobra
- He's got a spitting-cobra look about him.