SERPENT MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Serpent Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Fig.: A subtle, treacherous, malicious person.
  2. (v. t.) To wind; to encircle.
  3. (n.) A bass wind instrument, of a loud and coarse tone, formerly much used in military bands, and sometimes introduced into the orchestra; -- so called from its form.
  4. (n.) The constellation Serpens.
  5. (n.) A species of firework having a serpentine motion as it passess through the air or along the ground.
  6. (n.) Any reptile of the order Ophidia; a snake, especially a large snake. See Illust. under Ophidia.
  7. (v. i.) To wind like a serpent; to crook about; to meander.


Synonyms:
Ophidian, Snake,

• Serpentaria Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) The fibrous aromatic root of the Virginia snakeroot (Aristolochia Serpentaria).


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