<astronomy> A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, delineated as a man holding a serpent in his hands.

Synonyms: Serpentarius.

Origin: L, fr. Gr, lit, holding a serpent; a serpent + to hold.

(01 Mar 1998)

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