suborder Serpentes

noun
snakes
Syn: ↑Serpentes, ↑Ophidia, ↑suborder Ophidia
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Squamata, ↑order Squamata
Member Meronyms:

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