What does ophidian mean?

Definitions for ophidianoʊˈfɪd i ən

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ophidian

    o-fid′i-an, n. one of the true serpents, in which the ribs are the only organs of locomotion.—adjs. Ophid′ian, Ophid′ious, pertaining to serpents: having the nature of a serpent.—ns. Ophidiā′rium, a place where serpents are confined; Ophiog′raphy, the description of serpents; Ophiol′ater, a serpent-worshipper.—adj. Ophiol′atrous.—n. Ophiol′atry, serpent-worship.—adjs. Ophiolog′ic, -al.—ns. Ophiol′ogist, one versed in ophiology; Ophiol′ogy, the study of serpents; Oph′iomancy, divination by serpents.—adjs. Ophiomor′phic, Ophiomor′phous, having the form of a serpent; Ophioph′agous, feeding on serpents.—n. Oph′ite, one of a Gnostic sect who worshipped the serpent. [Gr. ophidion, dim. of ophis, opheōs, a serpent.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ophidian in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ophidian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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