Poisonous+snake

  • 1 poisonous snake — snake whose bite is poisonous …

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  • 2 SNAKE — (Heb. נָחָשׁ, naḥash), a generic name for various species of snake, poisonous and harmless. Both in the Bible and generally in rabbinical literature it is mentioned with ignominy as harmful. It already appears at the dawn of history in the Bible… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 3 snake|bite — «SNAYK BYT», noun. the bite of a snake, especially a poisonous snake: »Snakebite causes thousands of deaths in tropical regions every year (Scientific American) …

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  • 4 Snake — Ophidian redirects here. For the professional wrestler, see The Osirian Portal. This article is about the animal. For other uses, see Snake (disambiguation). Snakes Temporal range: Early Cretaceous – Recent, 112–0 Ma …

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  • 5 poisonous — poi|son|ous [ˈpɔızənəs] adj 1.) containing poison or producing poison ▪ Some mushrooms are extremely poisonous. ▪ poisonous gases such as hydrogen sulfide ▪ poisonous substances ▪ She was bitten on the ankle by a poisonous snake . poisonous to ▪… …

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  • 6 poisonous — poi|son|ous [ pɔıznəs ] adjective * 1. ) containing poison: poisonous gases/plants a ) capable of producing poison: a poisonous snake 2. ) causing a lot of damage or harm: the poisonous spread of urban sprawl a ) extremely unpleasant or unkind: a …

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  • 7 poisonous */ — UK [ˈpɔɪz(ə)nəs] / US adjective 1) a) containing poison poisonous gases/plants b) capable of producing poison a poisonous snake 2) a) extremely unpleasant or unkind a poisonous letter b) causing a lot of damage or harm the poisonous spread of… …

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  • 8 poisonous — adjective 1) a poisonous snake Syn: venomous, deadly Ant: harmless 2) a poisonous chemical Syn: toxic, noxious, deadly, fatal, lethal, mortal …

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  • 9 poisonous — adjective 1) a poisonous snake Syn: venomous, deadly 2) a poisonous chemical Syn: toxic, noxious, deadly, fatal, lethal, mortal 3) a poisonous glance …

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  • 10 poisonous — [ˈpɔɪz(ə)nəs] adj 1) containing poison poisonous gases/plants[/ex] 2) capable of producing poison a poisonous snake[/ex] …

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  • 11 Snake scales — Snakes, like other reptiles, have a skin covered in scales. Boulenger, George A. 1890 The Fauna of British India. page 1] Snakes are entirely covered with scales or scutes of various shapes and sizes. Scales protect the body of the snake, aid it… …

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  • 12 poisonous — poisonous, venomous, virulent, toxic, mephitic, pestilent, pestilential, miasmic, miasmatic, miasmal are comparable when they mean having the properties or the effects of poison (see POISON) Basically poisonous implies that the thing so described …

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  • 13 Snake charming — is the practice of apparently hypnotising a snake by simply playing an instrument. A typical performance may also include handling the snakes or performing other seemingly dangerous acts, as well as other street performance staples, like juggling …

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  • 14 Snake handling — is a religious ritual in a small number of pentecostal churches in the U.S., usually characterized as rural and Holiness. Practitioners believe it dates to antiquity and quote the Book of Mark and the Book of Luke to support the practice:And… …

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  • 15 Snake Attack! — is the title of the Masters of the Universe minicomic that makes a spotlight on the characters Rattlor and Tung Lashor. It was packaged with Rattlor and Tung Lashor s action figures.Characters;Heroic Warriors: Prince Adam/He Man, Extendar, King… …

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  • 16 Snake-stones — also known as the viper s stone, black stone, the black stone, der schwarze Stein, la pierre noire, and la piedrita negracite web |author=Wereld Missiehulp |title=BLACKSTONES |language=Dutch |url=http://www.wmhelp.be/anderediensten.htm accessdate …

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  • 17 snake — [snāk] n. [ME < OE snaca, akin to ON snakr, MLowG snake: for IE base see SNAIL] 1. any of a limbless suborder (Serpentes, order Squamata) of reptiles with an elongated, scaly body, lidless eyes, and a tapering tail: some species have a… …

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  • 18 snake — snakelike, adj. /snayk/, n., v., snaked, snaking. n. 1. any of numerous limbless, scaly, elongate reptiles of the suborder Serpentes, comprising venomous and nonvenomous species inhabiting tropical and temperate areas. 2. a treacherous person; an …

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  • 19 snake — snake1 S3 [sneık] n [: Old English; Origin: snaca] 1.) an animal with a long thin body and no legs, that often has a poisonous bite ▪ A snake slithered across our path. a poisonous/venomous snake 2.) also snake in the grass informal someone …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 snake — I n. 1) a poisonous, venomous snake 2) snakes bite, strike; coil; crawl; hibernate; hiss; molt, shed skin 3) (misc.) a snake in the grass ( a treacherous person ) II v. (colloq.) he snaked his way through the crowd * * * [sneɪk] coil crawl… …

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