Definition of legless lizard in English:

legless lizard

Syllabification: leg·less liz·ard
Pronunciation: /ˌlegləs ˈlizərd


  • A lizard that lacks legs and has a snakelike or wormlike appearance, in particular.
    • an Australian lizard of a group that includes the scalyfoots (several genera in the family Pygopodidae).a North American lizard of California and Baja California (genus Anniella, family Anniellidae).
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    • There were also some reptiles including a legless lizard and a very pretty bynoe's gecko.
    • Similarly, legless lizards have evolved many times.
    • What's the difference between a legless lizard and a snake?

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