noun. ['ˈsɝːpənt'] limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous.
- sea snake
- suborder Serpentes
- diapsid reptile
- suborder Ophidia
- elapid snake
- colubrid snake
- blind snake
- good person
- high explosive
- subclass Anapsida
Words that Rhyme with Serpent
Example sentences of the word serpent
The first hand sign in the fireball "jutsu" is the snake or serpent hand sign.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The baritone horn's earliest known ancestor is believed to be a wooden instrument called the serpent.
3. Verb, base form
He is similar to serpent demons found in ancient Near Eastern mythology.
Quotes containing the word serpent
1. Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.
- Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson
2. O serpent heart hid with a flowering face!Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?Beautiful tyrant, feind angelical, dove feather raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of devinest show, just opposite to what thou justly seemest - A dammed saint, an honourable villain!
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
3. the serpent if it wants to become the dragon must eat itself.
- Francis Bacon
noun. the worship of snakes.
noun. ['ˈsɝːpənt'] an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake.
- anapsid reptile
- chelonian reptile
noun. ['ˈsɝːpənt'] a firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited.