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Definition of Serpent


  1. Any reptile of the order Ophidia; a snake, especially a large snake. See Illust. under Ophidia.
  2. Fig.: A subtle, treacherous, malicious person.
  3. A species of firework having a serpentine motion as it passess through the air or along the ground.
  4. The constellation Serpens.
  5. 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.
  6. To wind like a serpent; to crook about; to meander.
  7. To wind; to encircle.
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Serpent Translations

serpent in Afrikaans is slang
serpent in Danish is slange
serpent in Dutch is slang
serpent in French is serpent
serpent in German is Schlange
serpent in Italian is serpente
serpent in Norwegian is orm
serpent in Portuguese is serpente
serpent in Spanish is serpiente
serpent in Swedish is orm