serpent has definitions from the fields of zoology,music
[ noun ] (zoology) limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous


snake ophidian

Used in print

(Clifford H. Pope, The Giant Snakes....)

His thirteenth chapter includes many exciting accounts of huge serpents with prodigious strength , but these seem to be given to complete his picture , not to be believed .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

He had dinner and sat there over his coffee watching the winding pattern of traffic as it crossed the bridge and spread_out like a serpent with two heads .

[ noun ] a firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited

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firework firework

[ noun ] (music) an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake

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