blindworm

Primary Meanings of blindworm

1.
n
small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind
2.
n
any of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophiona; inhabit moist soil in tropical regions
Full Definitions of blindworm
1

n small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind

Synonyms:
Anguis fragilis, slowworm
Type of:
anguid lizard
any of a small family of lizards widely distributed in warm areas; all are harmless and useful as destroyers of e.g. slugs and insects
2

n any of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophiona; inhabit moist soil in tropical regions

Synonyms:
caecilian
Type of:
amphibian
cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form

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