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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin serpe(s), from Latin serpēns, from serpō ‎(crawl, creep), from Proto-Indo-European *serp-. Compare Portuguese serpe, Catalan serp, Italian serpe, Romanian șarpe.

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sierpe f ‎(plural sierpes)

  1. large serpent, snake
  2. (figuratively) wriggler, anything that wriggles
  3. (figuratively) ugly person, angry person, dangerous person
  4. (botany) sprout, shoot, sucker

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