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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ser·pen·tine /ˈsɝpənˌtin, ˌtaɪn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ser·pen·tine, n.
 1. Min. A mineral or rock consisting chiefly of the hydrous silicate of magnesia. It is usually of an obscure green color, often with a spotted or mottled appearance resembling a serpent's skin. Precious, or noble, serpentine is translucent and of a rich oil-green color.
 Note:Serpentine has been largely produced by the alteration of other minerals, especially of chrysolite.
 2. Ordnance A kind of ancient cannon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ser·pen·tine a.  Resembling a serpent; having the shape or qualities of a serpent; subtle; winding or turning one way and the other, like a moving serpent; anfractuous; meandering; sinuous; zigzag; as, serpentine braid.
 Thy shape
 Like his, and color serpentine.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ser·pen·tine, v. i. To serpentize. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : resembling a serpent in form; "a serpentine wall"; "snaky
            ridges in the sand" [syn: snaky, snakelike]