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
While driving in Osage County on Sunday, Barry Lester saw a rattlesnake in the middle of the road and decided to stop to move the serpent out of the way, the Tulsa World reported.
The ship had an unusual carving of a serpent’s head in the bow.
Among the show's most beautiful items are mural fragments on fields of oxblood red showing vibrant flowering trees and serpents from whose mouths multicolored water flows.
The ship had an unusual carving of a serpent's head in the bow.
Science The robotic snake has 16 windpipe-constricting actuators, but this serpent bot is more likely to save your life than suck it out of you.
Even though cobras will eat anything, ranging from other snakes to birds or large rodents, apparently eight eggs was a bit too much for this gluttonous serpent.
Although his trademark was bringing an imposing serpent with him to his matches, Roberts looks back at the concept with a bit of irony.
And then, like with a chain email, Eve shares the serpent's news with Adam, who turns out to be just as gullible.
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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
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