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English

Etymology

From Latin [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] serpens (snake), from the verb serpo (to creep), from Proto-Indo-European *serp-.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
serpent

Plural
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  1. A snake.
  2. (music) A musical instrument in the brass family, whose shape is suggestive of a snake (Wikipedia article).

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Catalan

Noun

serpent

  1. snake

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

serpent n.

  1. snake
  2. an unpleasant, spiteful person

French

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] serpentem, accusative form of serpens.

Pronunciation

Noun

serpent m. (plural serpents)

  1. snake

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