a cobra, Ophiophagus hannah, of southeastern Asia and the East Indies, that grows to a length of more than 15 feet (5 meters): the largest of the venomous snakes.
a very large venomous tropical Asian elapid snake, Ophiophagus hannah, that feeds on snakes and other reptiles and extends its neck into a hood when alarmed Also called hamadryad
noun, U.S. History. 1. cotton and cotton-growing considered, in the pre-Civil War South, as a vital commodity, the major factor not only in the economy but also in politics.
- King country
noun 1. the King Country, an area in the centre of North Island, New Zealand: home of the King Movement, a nineteenth-century Māori separatist movement
noun 1. . 2. Also called Alaskan king crab, Alaska crab. a large, edible crab, Paralithodes camtschatica, of cold North Pacific waters, especially abundant along the coasts of Alaska and Japan. noun 1. another name for the horseshoe crab
[king-kraft, -krahft] /ˈkɪŋˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft/ noun 1. the art of ruling as ; royal statesmanship. /ˈkɪŋˌkrɑːft/ noun 1. (archaic) the art of ruling as a king, esp by diplomacy and cunning