worm lizard


noun

any of numerous burrowing, primarily legless lizards of the suborder Amphisbaenia, mostly inhabiting tropical areas and resembling an earthworm in shape.

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British Dictionary definitions for worm lizard

worm lizard

noun

any wormlike burrowing legless lizard of the family Amphisbaenidae, of Africa, South and Central America, and S Europe
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