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Definition of the noun black mamba

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noun

  1. a highly venomous southern African mamba dreaded because of its quickness and readiness to bite
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of black mamba: Dendroaspis augusticeps
    • more generic word: mamba = arboreal snake of central and southern Africa whose bite is often fatal
    • more specific term: green mamba = green phase of the black mamba

Alternative definition of the noun black mamba

noun

  1. A large venomous snake found in Africa, taxonomic name Dendroaspis polylepis, which ranges in color from green to gray.

People

  1. Black Mamba a.k.a. Kobe Bryant: Kobe Bean Bryant is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He entered the NBA directly from high school, and has played for the Lakers his entire career, winning five NBA championships. Bryant is a 16-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, and 12-time member of the All-Defensive team. As of November 2014, he ranks third and fourth on the league's all-time postseason scoring and all-time regular season scoring lists, respectively. He is the son of former NBA player, Joe Bryant.
  2. Black Mamba a.k.a. De'Anthony Thomas: De'Anthony Marquies Thomas is an American football running back, wide receiver, and Return Specialist for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Oregon.
  3. Black Mamba a.k.a. Roger Mayweather is a retired professional boxer. He won two major world titles in two different weight classes. Throughout his career, Mayweather fought against many other boxing champions of the 1980s and 1990s. He is a part of the Mayweather boxing family; his brothers are former welterweight contender Floyd Mayweather and former IBO super featherweight champion Jeff Mayweather, and his nephew is five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. Roger eventually became Mayweather Jr.'s trainer.

Group

Black Mamba is a musical group.

Characters

  1. Black Mamba a.k.a. The Bride: Beatrix Kiddo, codename Black Mamba, is a fictional character and the protagonist of the two-part movie Kill Bill directed by Quentin Tarantino. She is portrayed by Uma Thurman and was selected by Empire Magazine as one of The 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time. Entertainment Weekly also named her as one of the 100 Greatest Characters of the Last 20 Years.
  2. Black Mamba is a fictional character, a supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe, most notably a member of the Serpent Society and BAD Girls, Inc.

Writings

"Black mamba" is a book by John Ruganda.

  • also known as "Black mamba: a play", "Black mamba. Covenant with death"

Film

"Black Mamba" is a 1974 horror film starring John Ashley.

Music

  1. "Black Mamba" is a music album.
  2. "Black Mamba" is a musical album of Andrew Liles.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  3. "Black Mamba" is a musical album of Adrian Raso.

Place

Black Mamba is an inverted roller coaster built by Bolliger & Mabillard in the German theme park Phantasialand. The ride is situated in the "Deep in Africa" area of the park and is named after the black mamba snake.

Miscellanea

Black Mamba is a government anti-terrorism organization in Uganda, under President Yoweri Museveni.

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Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Denisonia maculata 2646 Dendroaspisjamesoni Squamata - Elapidae e Jameson's Mamba d Jameson-Mamba; Jamesons Mamba f Mamba de Jameson 2647 Dendroaspis polylepis Squamata - Elapidae e Black Mamba; Brown Mamba ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Leopard - marten (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

are less aggressive than the black mamba, with a less...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

polylepis (black mamba; black-mouthed mamba; brown mamba; common mamba; Schwarzen Mamba; ginyambila; songo; songwe). one of the most dangerous snakes known, it is a large snake of sub-Saharan Africa, growing to a length of ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

including the black mamba Dendroaspis, polylepis and the green mamba Dendroaspis, angusticeps MAMBIN; DENDROASPIN A potent component of the venom of African mambas (Dendoaspis sp.). Like DISINTEGRIN, it act as an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2002)

by Peter Haggett

Black mamba slithers up a tree in search of birds and small tree mammals. Once it has injected its venom, it retains its grip to prevent the prey from falling from the tree. A fearsome ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Common Suo-Sahafan Africa Black mamba This large snake carries enough neuro-toxic venom to kill up to 10 adult humans It is one of the fastest and most fearless snakes known It can stnke out to 40 percent of its length (most snakes ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Raikombe, (Black Mamba) Dendroaspis polylepis. A large snake, 2 - 3 m long. Light grey-brown orolive-brown. Also commonly referred to as Raikombe-thuol- mager. Extremely poisonous. Ratiglo, (Gabon Viper) Bids gabonica. For description ...

Google previewAnthropological Report on the Ibo-speaking Peoples of Nigeria: English-Ibo and Ibo-English dictionary (1913)

by Northcote Whitridge Thomas

qlela, black mamba. qlSla', drink.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Survival Techniques (2008)

by Alexander Stilwell

The green mamba is uniformly coloured, and the larger black mamba is olive or black. Length: 5ft-6ft 6ins (1.5-2m). Green tree pit viper Dangerously poisonous. Found in India and South-East Asia. The colour is uniformly bright or dull green.

Google previewA Dictionary of Ila Usage, 1860-1960 (2000)

by Dennis G. Fowler

the Black Mamba.

Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Dorland

Included are the black mamba (D. polylepis), a large black African tree snake, and the green mamba (D. angusticeps), a large green or black tree snake of eastern and southern Africa. ma-mil-la (mo-mil'o) [L.] mammilla. mam-ma (mam'o) pl.

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