dipsas

noun dip·sas \ ˈdipsəs \

Definition of dipsas

plural dipsades \-səˌdēz\
:a serpent with a bite anciently supposed to produce intense thirst

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Origin and Etymology of dipsas

Middle English dipsas, from Latin dipsad-, dipsas, from Greek, from dipsa thirst


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