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Search Results for: serpents

New Fossil Snake With Legs, Reported In Science

Appearing like the punchline to an evolutionary riddle, a new fossil snake with legs has emerged from 95 million year-old... Read More

Sympathy

sympathy 1. Feeling corresponding to that which another feels; the quality of being affected by the affection of another,... Read More

Fangs

Fang 1. (Science: zoology) The tusk of an animal, by which the prey is seized and held or torn; a long pointed tooth;... Read More

Poison

poison 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly... Read More

Erect

Erect 1. Upright, or having a vertical position; not inverted; not leaning or bent; not prone; as, to stand erect. Two of... Read More

Shed

shed 1. To fall in drops; to pour. Such a rain down from the welkin shadde. (Chaucer) 2. To let fall the parts, as seeds or... Read More

Reptilia

reptilia (Science: zoology) A class of air-breathing oviparous vertebrates, usually covered with scales or bony plates. The... Read More

Adder

Adder 1. A serpent. The eddre seide to the woman. 2. (Science: zoology) a small venomous serpent of the genus Vipera. The... Read More

Asp

Asp (Science: botany) same as aspen. Trembling poplar or asp. (Science: zoology) a small, hooded, poisonous serpent of egypt... Read More

Specious

specious 1. Presenting a pleasing appearance; pleasing in form or look; showy. Some serpents specious and beautiful to the... Read More

Caduceus

Caduceus a staff with two oppositely twined serpents and surmounted by two wings; emblem of the U.S. Army medical corps. For... Read More