ophiolatry


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ophiolatry

(ˌɒfɪˈɒlətrɪ)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) the practice of worshipping snakes

ophiolatry

the worship of snakes. — ophiolater, n.
See also: Snakes
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Noun1.ophiolatry - the worship of snakes
animal-worship, zoolatry - the worship of animals
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Other authors set the dates even earlier, some tracing ophiolatry back to the phallic cults which existed in India as early as 5000 B.