from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Serpent-worship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The worship of serpents.
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- noun the worship of snakes
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Phallic worship would seem to have been always confined to these temples, with ophiolatry -- the nagas or water-snake deities being accommodated in sacred tanks, in the midst of which the early Kashmir temples were usually placed.