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- adj. Resembling or relating to serpentine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Relating to, or like, serpentine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to, of the nature of, or resembling serpentine.
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Under the microscope, the rock consists of biotite, hornblende, serpentinous pseudo-morphs after olivine and possibly after enstatite and magnetite, and may be described as a mica-hornblende-picrite.
A solitary figure trudged along the narrow road that wound its serpentinous way through the dismal, forbidding depths of the forest:
The original is composed of finely veined azurite or carbonate of copper, which, although specked with harder serpentinous nodules, is almost entirely blue.