ἑρπετόν

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Substantivized verbal adjective of ἕρπω (hérpō).

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ἑρπετόν (herpetónn (genitive ἑρπετοῦ); second declension

  1. Any animal which walks on four legs.
  2. creeping animal, reptile, especially a snake
  3. living being

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