Of, relating to, or resembling a snake or the snakes.
A snake or serpent.
Of or like a snake.
A member of the suborder Ophidia or Serpentes; a snake.
Origin of ophidian
- From New Latin Ophidia suborder name from Greek ophis snake
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin ophidia, from Ancient Greek á½„Ï†Î¹Ï‚ (ophis, “snake") +"Ž -ian