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See definition of ophidian on Dictionary.com
  • as inreptilian
  • as inserpent

synonyms for ophidian

  • herpetological
  • reptant
  • serpentiform
  • serpentine
See also synonyms for: ophidians
  • snake
  • viper
  • basilisk
  • dragon
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How to use ophidian in a sentence

The pig treats the snake with disrespect, not to say insolence; nothing, ophidian or otherwise, can fascinate a pig.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 28, APRIL 1893VARIOUS
Ophidian, o-fid′i-an, n. one of the true serpents, in which the ribs are the only organs of locomotion.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
I have been struck, like many others, with the ophidian head and eye of the famous Rachel.
ELSIE VENNEROLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The skink of course lacks the ophidian capacity to ingest relatively enormous objects.
LIFE HISTORY AND ECOLOGY OF THE FIVE-LINED SKINK, EUMECES FASCIATUSHENRY S. FITCH
The Ophidian skull is also noticeable for the absence of the jugals and quadratojugals.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The Myriapods symbolize in a striking manner the Ophidian reptiles.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. IV (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
Most of the Ophidian Reptiles are oviparous, but many are ovo-viviparous.
REPTILES AND BIRDSLOUIS FIGUIER
A minute before the comparison was ophidian, now it was feline.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
He meant well, but it was not the regular thing for an ophidian to do at that season.
COBWEBS FROM AN EMPTY SKULLAMBROSE BIERCE (AKA: DOD GRILE)
I had just awakened, and obscure and ophidian visions still haunted me.
VERY WOMANREMY DE GOURMONT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OPHIDIAN

  • herpetological
  • ophidian
  • reptant
  • serpentiform
  • serpentine
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.