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blind snake Syllabification: blind snake

Definition of blind snake in English:


A small burrowing insectivorous snake that lacks a distinct head and has very small inefficient eyes. Also called worm snake.
  • Infraorder Scolecophidia: three families, in particular Typhlopidae, and several genera
Example sentences
  • Although there's not a trace left on the outside, boas, pythons, and blind snakes all have completely useless vestigial hipbones buried in their bodies.
  • The startling discovery was that as we kept coming back to this island over two or three years we kept finding the same blind snakes which we'd marked.
  • Depending on their size - which can range from a 2-inch blind snake to a 38-foot green anaconda, snakes' carnivorous diets range from mice, rats, fish, frogs and eggs to small deer, crocodiles and even other snakes.
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