herpet-

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ἑρπετ- (herpet-), the stem of ἑρπετόν (herpetón, creeping animal”, “reptile), from ἕρπω (hérpō, I creep); compare herpet-².

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herpet-

  1. reptile
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ἑρπητ- (herpēt-), the stem of ἕρπης (hérpēs, a creeping”, “shingles), from ἕρπω (hérpō, I creep); compare herpet-¹.

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herpet-

  1. herpes
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