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English → English (gcide) Definition: Cepola rubescens Serpent \Ser"pent\, n. [F., fr. L. serpens, -entis (sc. bestia), fr. serpens, p. pr. of serpere to creep; akin to Gr. ???, Skr. sarp, and perhaps to L. repere, E. reptile. Cf. Herpes.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any reptile of the order Ophidia; a snake, especially a large snake. See Illust. under Ophidia. [1913 Webster] Note: The serpents are mostly long and slender, and move partly by bending the body into undulations or folds and pressing them against objects, and partly by using the free edges of their ventral scales to cling to rough surfaces. Many species glide swiftly over the ground, some burrow in the earth, others live in trees. A few are entirely aquatic, and swim rapidly. See Ophidia, and Fang. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: A subtle, treacherous, malicious person. [1913 Webster] 3. A species of firework having a serpentine motion as it passess through the air or along the ground. [1913 Webster] 4. (Astron.) The constellation Serpens. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mus.) A bass wind instrument, of a loud and coarse tone, formerly much used in military bands, and sometimes introduced into the orchestra; -- so called from its form. [1913 Webster] Pharaoh's serpent (Chem.), mercuric sulphocyanate, a combustible white substance which in burning gives off a poisonous vapor and leaves a peculiar brown voluminous residue which is expelled in a serpentine from. It is employed as a scientific toy. Serpent cucumber (Bot.), the long, slender, serpentine fruit of the cucurbitaceous plant Trichosanthes colubrina ; also, the plant itself. Serpent eage (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of raptorial birds of the genera Circa["e]tus and Spilornis, which prey on serpents. They inhabit Africa, Southern Europe, and India. The European serpent eagle is Circa["e]tus Gallicus. Serpent eater. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The secretary bird. (b) An Asiatic antelope; the markhoor. Serpent fish (Zo["o]l.), a fish (Cepola rubescens) with a long, thin, compressed body, and a band of red running lengthwise. Serpent star (Zo["o]l.), an ophiuran; a brittle star. Serpent's tongue (Paleon.), the fossil tooth of a shark; -- so called from its resemblance to a tongue with its root. Serpent withe (Bot.), a West Indian climbing plant (Aristolochia odoratissima). Tree serpent (Zo["o]l.), any species of African serpents belonging to the family Dendrophid[ae]. [1913 Webster] Ribbon \Rib"bon\, n. [OE. riban, OF. riban, F. ruban, probably of German origin; cf. D. ringband collar, necklace, E. ring circle, and band.] [Written also riband, ribband.] 1. A fillet or narrow woven fabric, commonly of silk, used for trimming some part of a woman's attire, for badges, and other decorative purposes. [1913 Webster] 2. A narrow strip or shred; as, a steel or magnesium ribbon; sails torn to ribbons. [1913 Webster] 3. (Shipbuilding) Same as Rib-band. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. Driving reins. [Cant] --London Athen[ae]um. [1913 Webster] 5. (Her.) A bearing similar to the bend, but only one eighth as wide. [1913 Webster] 6. (Spinning) A silver. [1913 Webster] Note: The blue ribbon, and The red ribbon, are phrases often used to designate the British orders of the Garter and of the Bath, respectively, the badges of which are suspended by ribbons of these colors. See Blue ribbon , under Blue. [1913 Webster] Ribbon fish. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any elongated, compressed, ribbon-shaped marine fish of the family Trachypterid[ae], especially the species of the genus Trachypterus, and the oarfish (Regelecus Banksii) of the North Atlantic, which is sometimes over twenty feet long. (b) The hairtail, or bladefish. (c) A small compressed marine fish of the genus Cepola, having a long, slender, tapering tail. The European species (Cepola rubescens) is light red throughout. Called also band fish. Ribbon grass (Bot.), a variety of reed canary grass having the leaves stripped with green and white; -- called also Lady's garters. See Reed grass, under Reed. Ribbon seal (Zo["o]l.), a North Pacific seal (Histriophoca fasciata ). The adult male is dark brown, conspicuously banded and striped with yellowish white. Ribbon snake (Zo["o]l.), a common North American snake (Eutainia saurita). It is conspicuously striped with bright yellow and dark brown. Ribbon Society, a society in Ireland, founded in the early part of the 19th century in antagonism to the Orangemen. It afterwards became an organization of tennant farmers banded together to prevent eviction by landlords. It took its name from the green ribbon worn by members as a badge. Ribborn worm. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A tapeworm. (b) A nemertean. [1913 Webster] Fireflame \Fire"flame`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) The European band fish (Cepola rubescens). [1913 Webster]


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