Serpent vs. Snake

Serpent vs. Snake — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Serpent and Snake

Serpentnoun

(Zoology) A snake.

Snakenoun

See Shoshone.

Serpentnoun

often Serpent In the Bible, the creature that tempted Eve, identified in Christian tradition with Satan.

Snakenoun

See Hydra.

Serpentnoun

A subtle, sly, or treacherous person.

Snakenoun

Any of numerous scaly, legless, sometimes venomous squamate reptiles of the suborder Serpentes (or Ophidia), having a long, tapering, cylindrical body and flexible jaws.

Serpentnoun

A firework that writhes while burning.

Snakenoun

A treacherous person. Also called snake in the grass.

Serpentnoun

(Music) A deep-voiced wind instrument of serpentine shape, used principally from the 1600s to the 1800s, about 2.5 meters (8 feet) in length and made of brass or wood.

Snakenoun

A long, highly flexible metal wire or coil used for cleaning drains. Also called plumber's snake.

Serpentnoun

Serpent Serpens.

Snakeverb

To drag or pull lengthwise, especially to drag with a rope or chain.

Serpentnoun

A snake.

Snakeverb

To pull with quick jerks.

Serpentnoun

(musical instruments) An obsolete wind instrument in the brass family, whose shape is suggestive of a snake (Wikipedia article).

Snakeverb

To move in a sinuous or gliding manner

tried to snake the rope along the ledge.

Serpentnoun

(figurative) A subtle, treacherous, malicious person.

Snakeverb

To move with a sinuous motion

The river snakes through the valley.

Serpentnoun

A kind of firework with a serpentine motion.

Snakenoun

A legless reptile of the sub-order Serpentes with a long, thin body and a fork-shaped tongue.

Serpentverb

To wind or meander

Snakenoun

A treacherous person.

Serpentverb

To encircle.

Snakenoun

A tool for unclogging plumbing.

Serpentnoun

limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous

Snakenoun

A tool to aid cable pulling.

Serpentnoun

a firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited

Snakenoun

(slang) trouser snake; the penis

Serpentnoun

an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake

Snakenoun

(maths) A series of Bézier curves

Snakenoun

(cartomancy) The seventh Lenormand card.

Snakeverb

(intransitive) To follow or move in a winding route.

The path snaked through the forest.The river snakes through the valley.

Snakeverb

To steal slyly.

He snaked my DVD!

Snakeverb

(transitive) To clean using a plumbing snake.

Snakeverb

To drag or draw, as a snake from a hole; often with out.

Snakeverb

(nautical) 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.

Snakenoun

limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous

Snakenoun

a deceitful or treacherous person

Snakenoun

a tributary of the Columbia River that rises in Wyoming and flows westward; discovered in 1805 by the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Snakenoun

a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer

Snakenoun

something resembling a snake

Snakeverb

move smoothly and sinuously, like a snake

Snakeverb

form a snake-like pattern;

The river snakes through the valley

Snakeverb

move along a winding path;

The army snaked through the jungle