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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ser•pen•tineˈsɜr pənˌtin, -ˌtaɪn(adj.)

  1. of, characteristic of, or resembling a serpent, as in form or movement.

  2. having a winding course, as a road; sinuous.

  3. shrewd, wily, or cunning.

  4. (n.)something with a sinuous, snakelike form or movement.

Origin of serpentine:

1350–1400; ME (adj.) < L serpentīnus snakelike

ser′pen•tine`ly(adv.)

ser•pen•tineˈsɜr pənˌtin, -ˌtaɪn(n.)

  1. a green mineral or rock composed of this mineral, hydrous magnesium silicate, Mg3Si2O5(OH)4, occurring in massive, platy, and fibrous varieties.

    Category: Mineralogy

Origin of serpentine:

1400–50; < ML serpentīnum, n. use. of neut. of serpentīnusserpentine1

Wiktionary

  1. serpentinely(Adverb)

    In a serpentine manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Serpentinely(adverb)

    in a serpentine manner

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