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rinkhals

[ ringk-hals ]
/ ˈrɪŋk hæls /
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British Dictionary definitions for rinkhals

rinkhals

ringhals (ˈrɪŋˌhals)

/ (ˈrɪŋkˌhals) /

noun plural -hals or -halses
a venomous elapid snake, Hemachatus hemachatus of southern Africa, which spits venom at its enemies from a distanceAlso called: spitting snake

Word Origin for rinkhals

Afrikaans, literally: ring neck
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