1. Any of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in red and black and either yellow or white; widely distributed in South and Central America; SYN. harlequin-snake, New World coral snake.
2. Any of various venomous elapid snakes of Asia and Africa and Australia; SYN. Old World coral snake. coral-snake
New World coral snake · Old World coral snake · harlequin-snake