Definition of ophidian
: of, relating to, or resembling snakes
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Finally, though, Raymer does rise to the occasion, tracking down a hit-and-run driver and putting an end (with an ophidian exclamation point) to the criminal career of one of the book’s more unsavory characters.
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Origin and Etymology of ophidian
ultimately from Greek ophis
First Known Use: 1826See Words from the same year
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