Definition of Ophidia in English:

Ophidia

Line breaks: Oph¦idia
Pronunciation: /ɒˈfɪdɪə
 
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noun

Zoology
A group of reptiles which comprises the snakes. Also called Serpentes.
  • Suborder Ophidia, order Squamata
More example sentences
  • The Squamata were traditionally divided into two suborders - Lacertilia and Ophidia (snakes).

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Greek ophis, ophid- 'snake'.

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