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  1. Other articles where Ophiolite is discussed: igneous rock: Divergent plate boundaries: ultramafic rocks are known as ophiolites. Many geologists believe that ophiolites formed at oceanic ridges were emplaced by tectonic forces at convergent plate boundaries and then became exposed in highly deformed orogenic (mountain) belts. In fact, the same sequences of rocks were first reported in the.
  2. Dictionary entry overview: What does ophiolatry mean? • OPHIOLATRY (noun) The noun OPHIOLATRY has 1 sense. 1. the worship of snakes Familiarity information: OPHIOLATRY used as a noun is very rare.
  3. Ophiolatry discography and songs: Music profile for Ophiolatry, formed Genres: Brutal Death Metal, Death Metal, Technical Death Metal. Albums include Transmutation, Anti-Evangelistic Process, and Brazilian Assault.
  4. ophiolatry definition: the worship of serpentsOrigin of ophiolatryfrom Classical Greek ophis, a snake (from Indo-European an unverified form ogiohi-, akin to base an unverified form e?hi-, snake from source Armenian iž, viper) + -latry.
  5. Ophir, unidentified region famous in Old Testament times for its fine gold. The geographic list of Genesis 10 apparently places it in Arabia, but in the time of Solomon (c. bc), Ophir was thought of as being overseas. Gold, almug (or algum) wood (i.e., sandalwood), ivory, monkeys, and peacocks.
  6. ophiolatry (uncountable) snake worship; Part or all of this entry has been imported from the edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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