HyperDic: serpent

English > 3 senses of the word serpent:
NOUNanimalserpent, snake, ophidianlimbless scaly elongate reptile
artifactserpenta firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited
artifactserpentan obsolete bass cornet
serpent > pronunciation
Soundsser'pahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > serpent: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninglimbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous.
Synonymssnake, ophidian
Member ofSerpentes, suborder Serpentes, Ophidia, suborder Ophidiasnakes
Narrowerblind snake, worm snakewormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes
colubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
constrictorAny of various large nonvenomous snakes that kill their prey by crushing it in its coils
elapid, elapid snakeAny of numerous venomous fanged snakes of warmer parts of both hemispheres
sea snakeAny of numerous venomous aquatic viviparous snakes having a fin-like tail
vipervenomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
Broaderdiapsid, diapsid reptilereptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye
Spanishculebra, ofidio, serpentes, serpiente, serpientes, sierpe
Catalanserpent, serp
English > serpent: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited.
Broaderfirework, pyrotechnic(usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames
English > serpent: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake.
Broadercornet, horn, trumpet, trumpA brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone
Spanishserpentón
Catalanserpent

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