Learn how to say Serpent correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word serpent:
1chiefly literary a large snake.
(the Serpent) a biblical name for Satan (see Gen. 3, Rev. 20).
a dragon or other mythical snake-like reptile:
fire-breathing, flying serpents
2a sly or treacherous person, especially one who exploits a position of trust in order to betray it.
3 historical a bass wind instrument made of leather-covered wood in three U-shaped turns, with a cup-shaped mouthpiece and few keys.
Middle English: via Old French from Latin serpent- ‘creeping’, from the verb serpere