(zoology) Any of many species of snakes of the family Elapidae, including the cobras, mambas, and coral snakes
(zoology) A pit viper; any member of the subfamily Crotalinae (formerly the family Crotalidae) in family Viperidae.
Characteristic of these snakes
a venomous snake of the family Elapidae, including the .
any of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres