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Meaning of "ophiolatry" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OPHIOLATRY

ophiolatry  [ˌɒfɪˈɒlətrɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OPHIOLATRY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ophiolatry is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OPHIOLATRY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ophiolatry

Snake worship

The worship of serpent deities is present in several old cultures, particularly in religion and mythology, where snakes were seen as entities of strength and renewal.

Definition of ophiolatry in the English dictionary

The definition of ophiolatry in the dictionary is the practice of worshipping snakes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OPHIOLATRY


bibliolatry
ˌbɪblɪˈɒlətrɪ
cosmolatry
kɒzˈmɒlətrɪ
ecclesiolatry
ɪˌkliːzɪˈɒlətrɪ
epeolatry
ˌɛpɪˈɒlətrɪ
geolatry
dʒiːˈɒlətrɪ
gyniolatry
ˌdʒaɪnɪˈɒlətrɪ
hagiolatry
ˌhæɡɪˈɒlətrɪ
heliolatry
ˌhiːlɪˈɒlətrɪ
ichthyolatry
ˌɪkθɪˈɒlətrɪ
idolatry
aɪˈdɒlətrɪ
litholatry
lɪˈθɒlətrɪ
lordolatry
lɔːˈdɒlətrɪ
Mariolatry
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
Maryolater
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
Maryolatrous
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
Maryolatry
ˌmɛərɪˈɒlətrɪ
physiolatry
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlətrɪ
thaumatolatry
ˌθɔːməˈtɒlətrɪ
theriolatry
ˌθɪərɪˈɒlətrɪ
zoolatry
zəʊˈɒlətrɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OPHIOLATRY

ophicalcite
ophicleide
ophidian
ophidiarium
ophiolater
ophiolatrous
ophiolite
ophiolitic
ophiologic
ophiological
ophiologist
ophiology
ophiomorph
ophiomorphic
ophiomorphous
ophiophagous
ophiophilist
Ophir
ophite
ophitic

WORDS THAT END LIKE OPHIOLATRY

angelolatry
anthropolatry
astrolatry
autolatry
bardolatry
demonolatry
dendrolatry
iconolatry
monolatry
necrolatry
neuropsychiatry
orthopsychiatry
phratry
physiatry
plutolatry
podiatry
psychiatry
pyrolatry
statolatry
symbololatry

Synonyms and antonyms of ophiolatry in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ophiolatry» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OPHIOLATRY

Find out the translation of ophiolatry to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ophiolatry from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ophiolatry» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ophiolatry
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ophiolatry
570 millions of speakers

English

ophiolatry
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ophiolatry
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ophiolatry
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ophiolatry
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ophiolatry
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ophiolatry
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ophiolatry
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ophiolatri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ophiolatry
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ophiolatry
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ophiolatry
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ophiolatry
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự thờ rắn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாம்பு வழிபாடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओपोलॅट्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ophiolatry
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ophiolatry
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ophiolatry
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ophiolatry
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ophiolatry
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ophiolatry
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

slang verering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ophiolatry
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ophiolatry
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ophiolatry

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OPHIOLATRY»

The term «ophiolatry» is used very little and occupies the 175.570 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of ophiolatry
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OPHIOLATRY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ophiolatry» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ophiolatry» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ophiolatry

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OPHIOLATRY»

Discover the use of ophiolatry in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ophiolatry and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
African Ophiolatry
THIS 26 PAGE ARTICLE WAS EXTRACTED FROM THE BOOK: Voodoos and Obeahs: Phases of West India Witchcraft, by Joseph J. Williams. To purchase the entire book, please order ISBN 0766140253.
Joseph J. Williams, 2010
2
Ophiolatry (Band)
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ophiolatry is a Brazilian death metal band formed in 1998.
Lambert M Surhone, Mariam T Tennoe, Susan F Henssonow, 2011
3
Hebrewisms of West Africa: From the Nile to Niger with the Jews
Ophiolatry. actually been Christians, as the fish was the symbol in the early days of the Church, whereby the true worshippers of Christ might recognize one another without awakening the suspicions of the Pagans. In this case, Dialliaman  ...
Joseph J. Williams, 1999
4
The St. James's magazine
SERPENT-WORSHIP,. OR. OPHIOLATRY. OT a very attractive subject at first sight, we admit; but as recently there has been a very decided furor on behalf of the Lady Hercules Python, whose chickens, unfortunately, were counted before they ...
S C Hall, Mrs, 1862
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Voodoos and Obeahs: Phases of West India Witchcraft
Chapter. I. AFRICAN. OPHIOLATRY. Edward B. Tylor writing as long ago as 1871 observed: "Serpent worship unfortunately fell years ago into the hands of speculative writers, who mixed it up with occult philosophies, Druidical mysteries, and ...
Joseph John Williams, 1933
6
Collection of African Religion Volume 3:
01. African. Ophiolatry. Edward B.Tylor writingaslongagoas 1871observed: " Serpent worship unfortunately fell years agointothe hands of speculative writers, who mixed it up with occult philosophies, Druidical mysteries, and that portentous  ...
NETLANCERS INC, 2012
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art
SERPENT-WORSHIP,. OR. OPHIOLATRY. From the Popular Science IteTlew. COMET From the Popular Science. the more strongly the strength of that ecclesiastical spirit which each so strongly shared, and which molded such contrasted ...
Henry T. Steele, 1862
8
Rivers of Life
Let me try to make clear in as few words as possible the fact, that Christianity was no more able to efface ophiolatry from its ranks than were the many faiths preceding and following it. It never tried very hard or continuously to do so, and could ...
J.G. R. Forlong
9
Naga Cults and Traditions in the Western Himalaya
Ophiolatry, under the various complexities of the racio-cultural fusion, had been one of the most primitive belief-systems in Indian mainland. It developed as a popular belief-system in the Western Himalayan interiors with the migration of ...
Omacanda Hāṇḍā, 2004
10
Belief, Bounty, And Beauty: Rituals Around Sacred Trees in India
... and ophiolatry (1948); B.C. Sinha, Serpent worship in ancient India (1980); J. Ph. Vogel, Indian serpent-lore: or the Nàgas in Hindu Legend and Art (1926). It is striking that M. Winternitz, 'Der Sarpabali, ein altindischer Schlangenkult' (1888) ...
Albertina Nugteren, 2005

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OPHIOLATRY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ophiolatry is used in the context of the following news items.
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Worshipping the serpent "within" in our age of apostasy
The worship of Isis, the moon-goddess, was equally entwined with ophiolatry. Her emblem was the horned viper...The Egyptians often ... «RenewAmerica, Aug 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ophiolatry [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ophiolatry>. Mar 2021 ».
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