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Serpent Bearer

noun Astronomy.
  1. the constellation Ophiuchus.
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Origin of Serpent Bearer

First recorded in 1545–55
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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

    The Star People

    Gaylord Johnson