Definition of worm lizard in English:

worm lizard

Line breaks: worm liz¦ard

noun

  • 1A subterranean burrowing reptile which resembles an earthworm, being blind, apparently segmented, and typically without limbs.
    • Suborder Amphisbaenia, order Squamata: four families and numerous species
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    • Here's a link to the series of pictures - you need to click on the ADDITIONAL IMAGES button to see the wrestling worm lizard pictures.
    • There are unique species on these islands, such as the bizarre Bogadek's worm lizard, and we are discovering more.
    • Many burrowing animals, from weasels to worm lizards, have smaller limbs today.
  • 2A legless lizard.
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    • One of the most interesting to me is the legless Zarudnyi's worm lizard.
    • It is a real animal, called a baja worm lizard.

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