Serpens

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Ser·pens

 (sûr′pənz, -pĕnz′)
n.
A constellation in the equatorial region of the northern sky, made up of two parts, Serpens Cauda, the "tail," and Serpens Caput, the "head," both near Hercules and Ophiuchus.

[Latin Serpēns, from serpēns, serpent; see serpent.]

Serpens

(ˈsɜːpənz)
n, Latin genitive Serpentis (səˈpɛntɪs)
(Astronomy) a faint extensive constellation situated in the N and S equatorial regions and divided into two parts, Serpens Caput (the head) lying between Ophiuchus and Boötes and Serpens Cauda (the tail) between Ophiuchus and Aquila
[Latin: serpent]
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Noun1.Serpens - a constellation in the equatorial region of the northern hemisphere near Ophiuchus and Corona BorealisSerpens - a constellation in the equatorial region of the northern hemisphere near Ophiuchus and Corona Borealis
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