1) a creeping animal, reptile
1a) used chiefly of snakes
2) an animal of any sort
2a) four-legged animals and birds
2b) marine animals
Part of Speech: noun neuter
Neuter of a derivative of ἕρπω herpô (to creep); a reptile, that is, (by Hebraism (compare [H7431]) a small animal: - creeping thing, serpent.
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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