- any of numerous wormlike, burrowing snakes of the families Typhlopidae, Leptotyphlopidae, and Anomalepididae, most of which have vestigial eyes.
Also called worm snake.
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- any burrowing snake of the family Typhlopidae and related families of warm and tropical regions, having very small or vestigial eyes
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