[ ring-hals ]

  1. 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 meters) away.

Origin of ringhals

From Afrikaans, equivalent to ring “band, ring” + hals “neck”; see ring1

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