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mamba

/mam·ba/ (mahm´bah) any member of the genus Dendroaspis, extremely venomous elapid snakes. Included are the black mamba (D. polylepis), a large black African tree snake, and the green mamba (D. angusticeps), a large green or black tree snake of eastern and southern Africa.

mamba

(mäm′bə)
n.
Any of several highly venomous elapid snakes of the genus Dendroaspis of tropical Africa, especially D. angusticeps, the green mamba, or D. polylepis, the black mamba.

mamba

highly venomous African tree-snake in the family Elapidae. Called also Dendroaspis.
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