- a highly venomous snake, Hemachatus haemachatus, of southern Africa, related to the cobras, having one to three light-colored bands across its throat and characterized by its ability to accurately spit its venom up to 7 feet (2.1 meter) away.
Origin of ringhals
< Afrikaans, equivalent to ring ring1 + hals neck
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They leapt to do his bidding, and presently discovered the ringhals in its hole.Smith and the Pharaohs, and Other Tales
Henry Rider Haggard