HyperDic: elapid

English > 1 sense of the word elapid:
NOUNanimalelapid, elapid snakeany of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
English > elapid: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres.
Synonymelapid snake
Member ofElapidae, family Elapidaecobras
NarrowerAustralian blacksnake, Pseudechis porphyriacuslarge semiaquatic snake of Australia
cobravenomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hood
copperhead, Denisonia superbavenomous but sluggish / sluggish reddish-brown snake of Australia
coral snake, harlequin-snake, New World coral snakeAny of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in red and black and either yellow or white
coral snake, Old World coral snakeAny of various venomous elapid snakes of Asia and Africa and Australia
death adder, Acanthophis antarcticusvenomous Australian snake resembling an adder
kraitbrightly colored venomous but nonaggressive snake of southeastern Asia and Malay peninsula
mambaarboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal
ringhals, rinkhals, spitting snake, Hemachatus haemachatusHighly venomous snake of southern Africa able to spit venom up to seven feet
taipan, Oxyuranus scutellatuslarge highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia
tiger snake, Notechis scutatusHighly venomous brown-and-yellow snake of Australia and Tasmania
Broadersnake, serpent, ophidianlimbless scaly elongate reptile
Spanishelapidae, elápidos, serpiente elápida
Catalanelapidae, elápidos

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