Found 3 items, similar to Snake.
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n 1: limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous [syn: serpent
2: a deceitful or treacherous person [syn: snake in the grass
3: a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and
flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark
Expedition [syn: Snake River
4: a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near
the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer [syn: Hydra
5: something resembling a snake
v 1: move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake
2: form a snake-like pattern; “The river snakes through the
3: move along a winding path; “The army snaked through the
English → English
, n. [AS. snaca; akin to LG. snake, schnake, Icel.
sn[=a]kr, sn?kr, Dan. snog, Sw. snok; of uncertain origin.]
Any species of the order Ophidia; an ophidian; a serpent,
whether harmless or venomous. See Ophidia
, and Serpent
Note: Snakes are abundant in all warm countries, and much the
larger number are harmless to man.
, Garter snake
, Green snake
, King snake
, Rock snake
, Water snake
, etc. See under
(Zo["o]l.), a large African snake (Python Seb[ae]
) used by the natives as a fetich.
(Zo["o]l.), a common European columbrine snake
(a) The markhoor.
(b) The secretary bird.
, a worm fence (which see). [U.S.]
(Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
neuropterous insects of the genus Rhaphidia
; -- so
called because of their large head and elongated neck and
(Bot.), a cucurbitaceous plant (Trichosanthes anguina
) having the fruit shorter and less snakelike than
that of the serpent cucumber.
(a) The secretary bird.
(b) The chaparral cock.
(Bot.), the common club moss (Lycopodium clavatum
). See Lycopodium
(Bot.), the fruit of a sapindaceous tree
) of Guiana, the embryo of which
resembles a snake coiled up.
(Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
colubrine snakes which habitually live in trees,
especially those of the genus Dendrophis
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Snaked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; -- often with
out. [Colloq. U.S.] --Bartlett.
2. (Naut.) To wind round spirally, as a large rope with a
smaller, or with cord, the small rope lying in the spaces
between the strands of the large one; to worm.
, v. i.
To crawl like a snake.