from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of lizards, typical of the family Pygopodidæ, having a pair of rudimentary hind limbs. P. lepidopodus, the only species, inhabits Australia; it is about 2 feet long. See cut in preceding column.
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- n. type genus of the Pygopodidae; snake-shaped pleurodont lizard with no forelimbs and only rudimentary hind limbs
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