rinkhals

[ ringk-hals ]
/ ˈrɪŋk hæls /

noun


Nearby words

  1. ringwomb,
  2. ringwood,
  3. ringworm,
  4. rink,
  5. rink rat,
  6. rinky-dink,
  7. rinky-tink,
  8. rinne's test,
  9. rinse,
  10. rinsin'

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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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