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“🐍” meaning: snake, green snake Emoji

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🐍Meaning and Description

Behold, the mystic and intriguing Snake emoji 🐍! Painted in an artful twist, this emoji portrays a snake, coiled and perhaps poised for action. Its head stands out in a lighter shade, with two tiny, black peepers and a classic red, forked tongue👅 that subtly mimics a snake's signature hiss〰. Rather than striking fear, this emoji offers a friendlier representation of these often misunderstood slithering species.

At face value, this symbol can be simply used to represent the animal itself, like chatting about a visit to the zoo, a recent snake sighting, or even a general snake discussion. However, it carries a deeper, richer context. Due to their venomous nature and their portrayal in different cultural narratives (think of the Garden of Eden story🍎), the snake emoji can signify danger, trickery, or a heads-up⚠ about something risky.

On a more positive note, snakes are renowned for their shedding process, symbolizing transformation and renewal. So, this emoji could express personal growth or change. Additionally, the snake features in the iconic symbol for medicine⚕, hinting at health and healing🧑‍⚕️. It's also a part of the Chinese zodiac, epitomizing those born in the Year of the Snake🐍.

Beyond its literal meaning, the Snake emoji has found its way into social media as well. It's often used to describe someone who is untrustworthy or two-faced, someone acting shady, embodying the idea of being deceitful like a snake. It can also be used as a euphemism for "snakes" or "snaky behavior" when referring to individuals who act in a manipulative or cunning manner.

At the same time, yep, 🐍 can symbolize a person who's talking behind your back, bending the truth about you, or just not being honest in general. You can also use this emoji to refer to some celebrities📸. And for all the Potterheads out there, the snake is the emblem of Slytherin House in the Harry Potter series🧙, so you might see it used in that context too.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🐍 is snake, it is related to bearer, Ophiuchus, serpent, zodiac, it can be found in emoji category: "🐵 Animals & Nature" - "🐍 Reptile".

Wikipedia: 🐍 Snake
Snakes are elongated, limbless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes . Like all other squamates, snakes are ectothermic, amniote vertebrates covered in overlapping scales. Many species of snakes have skulls with several more joints than their lizard ancestors, enabling them to swallow prey much larger than their heads with their highly mobile jaws. To accommodate their narrow bodies, snakes' paired organs (such as kidneys) appear one in front of the other instead of side by side, and most have only one functional lung. Some species retain a pelvic girdle with a pair of vestigial claws on either side of the cloaca. Lizards have evolved elongate bodies without limbs or with greatly reduced limbs about twenty-five times independently via convergent evolution, leading to many lineages of legless lizards. These resemble snakes, but several common groups of legless lizards have eyelids and external ears, which snakes lack, although this rule is not universal (see Amphisbaenia, Dibamidae, and Pygopodidae). Living snakes are found on every continent except Antarctica, and on most smaller land masses; exceptions include some large islands, such as Ireland, Iceland, Greenland, the Hawaiian archipelago, and the islands of New Zealand, as well as many small islands of the Atlantic and central Pacific oceans. Additionally, sea snakes are widespread throughout the Indian and Pacific oceans. More than twenty families are currently recognized, comprising about 520 genera and about 3,600 species. They range in size from the tiny, 10.4 cm-long (4.1 in) Barbados threadsnake to the reticulated python of 6.95 meters (22.8 ft) in length. The fossil species Titanoboa cerrejonensis was 12.8 meters (42 ft) long. Snakes are thought to have evolved from either burrowing or aquatic lizards, perhaps during the Jurassic period, with the earliest known fossils dating to between 143 and 167 Ma ago. The diversity of modern snakes appeared during the Paleocene epoch (ca. 66 to 56 Ma ago, after the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event). The oldest preserved descriptions of snakes can be found in the Brooklyn Papyrus. Most species of snake are nonvenomous and those that have venom use it primarily to kill and subdue prey rather than for self-defense. Some possess venom that is potent enough to cause painful injury or death to humans. Nonvenomous snakes either swallow prey alive or kill by constriction. 🔗 Snake
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🐍Examples and Usage

🔸 There are many snake farms in 🇹🇭 Thailand, and 🐍snake performances are also provided.
🔸 The snake charmer reached out gingerly to touch the snake🐍 in his basket.

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🐍Popularity rating over time

Date Range: 2018-12-02 - 2023-11-19
Update Time: 2023-11-26 17:41:16 UTC
🐍and in the last five years, the popularity of this emoji has continued to rise.In 2022-11 And 2022-12, its popularity showed the biggest increase.In 2020 and 2021, the trend of its popularity converge.In 2019, the trend of its popularity rate began to rise.

🐍Basic Information

Emoji: 🐍
Shortname: snake
Apple Name: snake
Known as: Green Snake | Serpent
Codepoint: U+1F40D Copy
Shortcode: :snake: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128013
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 🐵 Animals & Nature
Sub Categories: 🐍 Reptile
Keywords: bearer | Ophiuchus | serpent | snake | zodiac

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🐍More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Kazakh🐍 жылан
Albanian🐍 gjarpër
Serbian🐍 змија
Bengali🐍 সাপ
Danish🐍 slange
Ukrainian🐍 змія
Finnish🐍 käärme
Spanish🐍 serpiente
Indonesian🐍 ular
Chinese, Simplified🐍 蛇