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sea serpent

noun
1.
an enormous, imaginary, snakelike or dragonlike marine animal.
2.
(initial capital letters) Astronomy. the constellation Hydra.
Origin of sea serpent
1640-1650
1640-50
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  • Officers of the hydrographic office are believers in the existence of the sea serpent.
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British Dictionary definitions for sea serpent

sea serpent

noun
1.
a huge legendary creature of the sea resembling a snake or dragon
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