HyperDic: taipan

English > 1 sense of the word taipan:
NOUNanimaltaipan, Oxyuranus scutellatuslarge highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia
English > taipan: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia.
SynonymOxyuranus scutellatus
Member ofOxyuranus, genus Oxyuranustaipans
Broaderelapid, elapid snakeAny of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
Spanishoxyuranus, taipan
Catalantaipan

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