Definition of Serpentine

  • (a.) Resembling a serpent; having the shape or qualities of a serpent; subtle; winding or turning one way and the other, like a moving serpent; anfractuous; meandering; sinuous; zigzag; as, serpentine braid.
  • (n.) A mineral or rock consisting chiefly of the hydrous silicate of magnesia. It is usually of an obscure green color, often with a spotted or mottled appearance resembling a serpent's skin. Precious, or noble, serpentine is translucent and of a rich oil-green color.
  • (n.) A kind of ancient cannon.
  • (v. i.) To serpentize.

Synonyms of Serpentine


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Homophones of Serpentine


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