Serpens Caput

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Etymology[edit]

Pseudo-Latin from Latin serpēns "snake" + caput "head". As genitive is often mentioned Serpentis Capitis and as translation is mentioned Serpent's Head (rarely Head of the Snake).

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Serpens Caput

  1. (astronomy) The western half of the northern constellation Serpens, said to resemble a snake. It is said to represent the head end of the snake.

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