spitting snake, noun phrase

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South African DutchShow more Translation of South African Dutch spuugslang, see spuugslang.
obs.
The rinkhals (sense 1), Hemachatus haemachatus.
1789, 1849, 1883 [see spuugslang].
1887 Encycl. Brit. XXII. 197One [genus] Sepedon haemachates..or ‘Ring-Neck Snake,’ shares with the cobra a third Dutch name, that of ‘spuw slang’ (Spitting Snake).
c1936 [see rinkhals sense 1].
The rinkhals (sense 1), Hemachatus haemachatus.

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