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Serpent vs. Snake

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Serpentnoun

A snake.

Snakenoun

A legless reptile of the sub-order Serpentes with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue.

Serpentnoun

(musical instruments) An obsolete wind instrument in the brass family, whose shape is suggestive of a snake (Wikipedia article).

Snakenoun

A treacherous person.

Serpentnoun

(figurative) A subtle, treacherous, malicious person.

Snakenoun

A tool for unclogging plumbing.

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Serpentnoun

A kind of firework with a serpentine motion.

Snakenoun

A tool to aid cable pulling.

Serpentverb

To wind or meander

Snakenoun

(slang) trouser snake; the penis

Serpentverb

To encircle.

Snakenoun

(maths) A series of Bézier curves

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Serpentnoun

Any reptile of the order Ophidia; a snake, especially a large snake. See Illust. under Ophidia.

Snakenoun

(cartomancy) The seventh Lenormand card.

Serpentnoun

Fig.: A subtle, treacherous, malicious person.

Snakeverb

(intransitive) To follow or move in a winding route.

‘The path snaked through the forest.’; ‘The river snakes through the valley.’;

Serpentnoun

A species of firework having a serpentine motion as it passess through the air or along the ground.

Snakeverb

To steal slyly.

‘He snaked my DVD!’;

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Serpentnoun

The constellation Serpens.

Snakeverb

(transitive) To clean using a plumbing snake.

Serpentnoun

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.

Snakeverb

To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; often with out.

Serpentverb

To wind like a serpent; to crook about; to meander.

Snakeverb

(nautical) To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces between the strands of the large one; to worm.

Serpentverb

To wind; to encircle.

Snakenoun

Any species of the order Ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent, whether harmless or venomous. See Ophidia, and Serpent.

Serpentnoun

limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous

Snakeverb

To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; - often with out.

Serpentnoun

a firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited

Snakeverb

To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces between the strands of the large one; to worm.

Serpentnoun

an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake

Snakeverb

To crawl like a snake.

Snakenoun

limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous

Snakenoun

a deceitful or treacherous person

Snakenoun

a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Snakenoun

a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer

Snakenoun

something resembling a snake

Snakeverb

move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake

Snakeverb

form a snake-like pattern;

‘The river snakes through the valley’;

Snakeverb

move along a winding path;

‘The army snaked through the jungle’;

Snake

Snakes are elongated, limbless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes . Like all other squamates, snakes are ectothermic, amniote vertebrates covered in overlapping scales.

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