feminine noun
1. (literary) (animal) 
a. serpent (literary) 
El cuadro mitológico representa a una sierpe enroscada a un árbol.The mythological painting depicts a serpent coiled around a tree.
b. snake 
Las sierpes reptaban sigilosamente por el desierto.The snakes were silently crawling across the desert.
2. (figurative) (spiteful person) 
a. viper 
Marta es una auténtica sierpe. ¿No te das cuenta de que intenta enfrentarnos?Marta is a real viper. Can't you see she's trying to set us against each other?
1. (anticuado) 
a. serpent 
snake; serpent
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