Serpentis

Serpentis

[ser-pen-tis]
noun
genitive of Serpens.
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Serpens

[sur-puhnz, -penz]
noun, genitive Serpentis [ser-pen-tis] . Astronomy.
the Serpent, a constellation consisting of two separate parts, the head (Serpens Caput) and the tail (Serpens Cauda) with Ophiuchus in between.

Origin:
< Latin serpēns serpent, orig. present participle of serpere to creep, crawl; cognate with Greek hérpēs (cf. herpes, herpetology)

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Serpens (ˈsɜːpənz)
 
n , Latin genitive Serpentis
a faint extensive constellation situated in the N and S equatorial regions and divided into two parts, Serpens Caput (the head) lying between Ophiuchus and Boötes and Serpens Cauda (the tail) between Ophiuchus and Aquila
 
[Latin: serpent]

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