ophiolatry

[ of-ee-ol-uh-tree, oh-fee- ]
/ ˌɒf iˈɒl ə tri, ˌoʊ fi- /

noun

the worship of snakes.

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Origin of ophiolatry

1860–65; <Greek óphi(s) snake + (id)olatry

OTHER WORDS FROM ophiolatry

oph·i·ol·a·ter, nounoph·i·ol·a·trous, adjective
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