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Noun: snake  sneyk
  1. Limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
    - serpent, ophidian
     
  2. A deceitful or treacherous person
    - snake in the grass
     
  3. Something long, thin, and flexible that resembles a snake
     
  4. A long flexible steel coil for dislodging stoppages in curved pipes
    - plumber's snake, auger
Verb: snake  sneyk
  1. Move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
     
  2. Form a snake-like pattern
    "The river snakes through the valley"
     
  3. Move along a winding path
    "The army snaked through the jungle"
Noun: Snake
  1. A long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer
    - Hydra
     
  2. A tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition
    - Snake River

Derived forms: snakes, snaking, snaked

Type of: article, bad person, constellation, curve, diapsid, diapsid reptile, glide, hand tool, meander, object, physical object, river, thread, twist, wander, weave, wind[2]

Part of: Beaver State, Equality State, Evergreen State, Gem State, ID, Idaho, Ophidia, OR, Oregon, Serpentes, suborder Ophidia, suborder Serpentes, WA, Washington, WY, Wyoming

Encyclopedia: Snake