rinkhals

[ ringk-hals ]

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for rinkhals

rinkhals

ringhals (ˈrɪŋˌhals)

/ (ˈrɪŋkˌhals) /


nounplural -hals or -halses
  1. a venomous elapid snake, Hemachatus hemachatus of southern Africa, which spits venom at its enemies from a distance: Also called: spitting snake

Origin of rinkhals

1
Afrikaans, literally: ring neck

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