sea serpent


noun

an enormous, imaginary, snakelike or dragonlike marine animal.
(initial capital letters)Astronomy. the constellation Hydra.

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Origin of sea serpent

First recorded in 1640–50
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sea serpent

noun

a huge legendary creature of the sea resembling a snake or dragon
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