Rainbow Snake

Rainbow Snake
фольк. Змея-Радуга (мифологическое существо в легендах аборигенов Австралии; дух воды, а также змей-чудовище; выступает то в мужском, то в женском образе, по-разному соотносится со священной обрядностью)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • rainbow snake — noun : a shy burrowing No. American colubrid snake (Abastor erythrogrammus) that is brightly colored in red, blue, and yellow called also hoop snake * * * a burrowing snake, Farancia erytrogramma, of the southeastern U.S., having red and black… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rainbow snake — a burrowing snake, Farancia erytrogramma, of the southeastern U.S., having red and black stripes along the body, a red and yellow underside, and a sharp tipped tail used in maneuvering prey. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Snake worship — Ophiolatry redirects here. For the band, see Ophiolatry (band). The altar where Jory Goddess is worshiped. The photo is taken at the main temple in Belur Karnataka , India The worship of serpent deities is present in several old cultures,… …   Wikipedia

  • Rainbow Serpent — The Rainbow Serpent (also known as the Rainbow Snake) is an important mythological being for Aboriginal people across Australia, although the creation myths associated with it are best known from northern Australia.The Rainbow Serpent is seen as… …   Wikipedia

  • Rainbow — For other uses, see Rainbow (disambiguation). Double rainbow and supernumerary rainbows on the inside of the primary arc. The shadow of the photographer s head on the bottom marks the centre of the rainbow circle (antisolar point). A rainbow is… …   Wikipedia

  • Rainbow Serpent — /reɪnboʊ ˈsɜpənt/ (say raynboh serpuhnt) noun (sometimes lower case) (in Aboriginal mythology) a spirit of creation which appeared as a great snake in the Dreaming, fashioned the earth, and then returned to a spot east of the Kimberley at a place …  

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  • snake — snakelike, adj. /snayk/, n., v., snaked, snaking. n. 1. any of numerous limbless, scaly, elongate reptiles of the suborder Serpentes, comprising venomous and nonvenomous species inhabiting tropical and temperate areas. 2. a treacherous person; an …   Universalium

  • Snake Eyes (song) — Song infobox Name = The Turn of a Friendly Card: ii. Snake Eyes Artist = The Alan Parsons Project Album = The Turn of a Friendly Card Released = November 1980 track no = 7 Recorded = Late 1979 Mid 1980 Acousti Studio, Paris Genre = Progressive… …   Wikipedia

  • rainbow serpent — noun : a widely recognized serpent deity of contemporary primitive societies symbolized by the rainbow which is mythically interpreted as a great snake …   Useful english dictionary

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