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Noun: serpent  ser-punt
  1. Limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
    - snake, ophidian
  2. A firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited
  3. An obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake

Derived forms: serpents

Type of: cornet, diapsid, diapsid reptile, firework, horn, pyrotechnic, trump [archaic], trumpet

Part of: Ophidia, Serpentes, suborder Ophidia, suborder Serpentes

Encyclopedia: Serpent