from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- plural proper n. The suborder of reptiles which includes the serpents; called also Serpentes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order of the class Reptilia, without developed limbs, with mobile quadrate bone and separate mandibular rami; the snakes or serpents.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. snakes
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