Serpent Bearer


noun Astronomy.

the constellation Ophiuchus.

Origin of Serpent Bearer

First recorded in 1545–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for serpent bearer

  • It is writhing in the hands of Ophiuchus, the old man who is called ‘The Serpent-bearer.’

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