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Origin of ophite
OTHER WORDS FROM ophiteo·phit·ic [oh-fit-ik] /oʊˈfɪt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby ophite
Example sentences from the Web for ophite
As these were Ophite temples, a story has been added about this person having been stung by a serpent.
The temple was an Ophite Petra: which terms induced people to believe, that there were in these temples serpents petrified.
By this is meant the Ophite race, who came from Egypt, and from Syria, and got footing in this island.Ophiolatreia|Anonymous
As a consecrating symbol, the ophite hierogram was inscribed upon the massive portals of the Egyptian temples.
The former represents the ophite hierogram with one serpent, the latter is double; in both cases the circle has no wings.