cobra de capello

co·bra de ca·pel·lo
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [koh-bruh dee kuh-pel-oh]
    • /ˈkoʊ brə di kəˈpɛl oʊ/
    • /ˈkəʊ.brə də kə.ˈpe.ləʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-bruh dee kuh-pel-oh]
    • /ˈkoʊ brə di kəˈpɛl oʊ/

Definitions of cobra de capello words

  • noun cobra de capello a cobra, Naja tripudians, that has ringlike markings on the body and exists in many varieties in S and SE Asia 3
  • noun cobra de capello a varicolored cobra (Naja naja), esp. of India, with an eyelike marking on the hood 3
  • noun plural cobra de capello Indian cobra. 1
  • noun cobra de capello The hooded snake (Naja tripudians), a highly venomous Indian snake. 0

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Origin of cobra de capello

First appearance:

before 1660
One of the 46% oldest English words
1660-70; < Portuguese: hooded snake (cobra < Latin colubra snake; capello < Late Latin cappellus hood, equivalent to capp(a) cap1 + -ellus -elle)

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cobra de capello popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 5% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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