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ophidian

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adjective ophid·i·an \ō-ˈfi-dē-ən\

Definition of ophidian

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling snakes

ophidian noun


Origin of ophidian

ultimately from Greek ophis


First Known Use: 1883


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