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Ophite

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(1):

(a.) A mamber of a Gnostic serpent-worshiping sect of the second century.

(2):

(a.) Of or pertaining to a serpent.

(3):

(n.) A greenish spotted porphyry, being a diabase whose pyroxene has been altered to uralite; - first found in the Pyreness. So called from the colored spots which give it a mottled appearance.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Ophite'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​o/ophite.html. 1828.
 
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