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ophiolatry

oph·i·ol·a·try
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [of-ee-ol-uh-tree, oh-fee-]
    • /ˌɒf iˈɒl ə tri, ˌoʊ fi-/
    • /ˌɒ.fɪ.ˈɒ.lə.trɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [of-ee-ol-uh-tree, oh-fee-]
    • /ˌɒf iˈɒl ə tri, ˌoʊ fi-/

Definitions of ophiolatry word

  • noun ophiolatry the worship of snakes. 1
  • noun ophiolatry Snake worship. 1
  • noun ophiolatry the practice of worshipping snakes 0
  • noun ophiolatry the worship of serpents 0

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Origin of ophiolatry

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
1860-65; < Greek óphi(s) snake + (id)olatry

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Parts of speech for Ophiolatry

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

ophiolatry popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 43% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

ophiolatry usage trend in Literature

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