Serpentes

plural noun
Ser·​pen·​tes | \ (ˌ)sərˈpen‧(ˌ)tēz \

Definition of Serpentes

: a suborder or other division of Squamata comprising the snakes

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History and Etymology for Serpentes

New Latin, from Latin, plural of serpent-, serpens serpent

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“Serpentes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Serpentes. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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