Mamba meaning

mämbə
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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Any of a genus (Dendroaspis) of extremely poisonous, elapine, African tree snakes similar to the cobras but not hooded; esp., a long, green E African snake (D. angusticeps)
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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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Any of various venomous snakes of the genus Dendroaspis, native to Africa, that live in trees.
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A dialect of the Zimba language spoken in the Congo.
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Origin of mamba

  • Zulu -mâmbà

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Zulu imamba.

    From Wiktionary