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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