serpiente

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin serpēns, serpentem, from serpō (crawl, creep), from Proto-Indo-European *serp-. Cognate with English serpent.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /serˈpjente/, [serˈpjẽn̪t̪e]

Noun[edit]

serpiente f (plural serpientes)

  1. snake, serpent (legless reptile of the sub-order Serpentes)
    Synonyms: culebra, sierpe (archaic)
  2. (specifically) a large or medium-sized snake

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