Definitions for ophidianoʊˈfɪd i ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•phid•i•anoʊˈfɪd i ən(adj.)

  1. belonging or pertaining to the suborder Serpentes (formerly Ophidia), comprising the snakes.

    Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

  2. (n.)a snake.

    Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

Origin of ophidian:

1820–30; < NL Ophidi(a) (pl.) (< Gk ophídion <óph(is) serpent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. snake, serpent, ophidian(noun)

    limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous


  1. ophidian(Noun)

    One of the Ophidia; a snake or serpent.

  2. ophidian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Ophidia; belonging to serpents.

  3. Origin: From Ophidia, from ὄφις


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