Naja haje
Asp Asp ([.a]sp), n. [L. aspis, fr. Gr. 'aspi`s: cf. OF. aspe, F. aspic.] (Zo["o]l.) A small, hooded, poisonous serpent of Egypt and adjacent countries, whose bite is often fatal. It is the {Naja haje}. The name is also applied to other poisonous serpents, esp. to {Vipera aspis} of southern Europe. See {Haje}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Naja haje — Haje Ha je (h[aum] j[ e]), n. [Ar. hayya snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The Egyptian asp or cobra ({Naja haje}.) It is related to the cobra of India, and like the latter has the power of inflating its neck into a hood. Its bite is very venomous. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Naja haje —   Cobra egipcia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Naja haje — Uräusschlange Uräusschlange Systematik Ordnung: Schuppenkriechtiere (Squamata) Unterordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Naja haje — Cobra égyptien Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cobra (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Naja haje — noun cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death • Syn: ↑asp, ↑Egyptian cobra • Hypernyms: ↑cobra • Member Holonyms: ↑Naja, ↑genus Naja …   Useful english dictionary

  • Naja — Naja …   Wikipédia en Français

  • naja — [ naʒa ] n. m. • 1734; lat. zool. (apr. 1658, av. 1693), du sanskr. naga « serpent » par une forme cinghalaise ♦ Zool. ⇒ cobra. ● naja nom masculin (hindi nagha) Autre nom du cobra. ● naja (homonymes) nom mascul …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Haje — Ha je (h[aum] j[ e]), n. [Ar. hayya snake.] (Zo[ o]l.) The Egyptian asp or cobra ({Naja haje}.) It is related to the cobra of India, and like the latter has the power of inflating its neck into a hood. Its bite is very venomous. It is supposed to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haje — (Naja Haje), die Ägyptische Brillenschlange …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • haje — ˈhäjē noun ( s) Etymology: Arabic ḥayyah snake : an Egyptian cobra (Naja haje) …   Useful english dictionary

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