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cobra de capello

[koh-bruh dee kuh-pel-oh]
noun, plural co·bras de ca·pel·lo.
  1. Indian cobra.
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Origin of cobra de capello

1660–70; < Portuguese: hooded snake (cobra < Latin colubra snake; capello < Late Latin cappellus hood, equivalent to capp(a) cap1 + -ellus -elle)
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British Dictionary definitions for cobra de capello

cobra de capello

noun plural cobras de capello
  1. a cobra, Naja tripudians, that has ringlike markings on the body and exists in many varieties in S and SE Asia
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