Examples of serpent in a Sentence
an Aztec carving of a feathered serpent representing the god Quetzalcoatl
beware the temptations of the serpent
Recent Examples of serpent from the Web
The narrow room has lively next-gen vibe, with communal wood tables, counter service, and colorful wall murals of Laos’ famous three-headed elephant and the mythical serpent Naga — mimicking a tattoo across Phanthachit’s back.
In a video posted to Facebook, two Roanoke City Police are seen halting and waving cars safely around the adventurous serpent — who appeared to be using the crosswalk.
The local word for an eclipse is also that for a fabulous, fanged sea-serpent: bakunawa.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon, for example, have developed a snake robot made of 16 decidedly unbiological actuators, or motors, that move in concert to mimic the way a real serpent would.
The Alfa badge and its potential meanings of a serpent eating a human or a man being reborn from its maw keep one guessing.
The officials then packed the serpent up in a cardboard box and relocated it.
Without giving too much away, his spiritual trek includes the goddess of compassion, serpents and spines, Mayan prophecy, a new name given by the cosmic mother and an impending golden age.
Along with recipes for distilling wine and making black hair dye, the manuscript contains instructions for conjuring up a basilisk — the mythical serpent that played a memorable role in one of J.K. Rowling’s best-selling books.
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Origin and Etymology of serpent
adder, anaconda, asp, blacksnake, boa, bull snake, bushmaster, cobra, constrictor, copperhead, coral snake, cottonmouth moccasin, diamondback rattlesnake, fer-de-lance, garter snake, gopher snake, green snake, hognose snake, indigo snake, king cobra, king snake, krait, mamba, milk snake, moccasin, pit viper, puff adder, python, racer, rat snake, rattlesnake, sea serpent, sidewinder, water moccasin, water snake;
SERPENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of serpent for English Language Learners
: a usually large snake
SERPENT Defined for Kids
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