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Oxford dictionary definition of the word serpentine:
of or like a serpent or snake:
winding and twisting like a snake:
serpentine country lanes
complex, cunning, or treacherous:
his charm was too subtle and serpentine for me
1 [mass noun] a dark green mineral consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate, sometimes mottled or spotted like a snake’s skin.
2 (the Serpentine) a winding lake in Hyde Park, London, constructed in 1730.
3a riding exercise consisting of a series of half-circles made alternately to right and left:
for young horses, suppleness and control were built with serpentines
4 historical a kind of cannon, used especially in the 15th and 16th centuries.
[no object, with adverbial of direction]
move or lie in a winding path or line:
fresh tyre tracks serpentined back towards the hopper
late Middle English: via Old French from late Latin serpentinus (see serpent)