from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An amphisbænoid lizard of Florida, Rhineura fioridana: so called as forced out of its burrows by a thunder-shower.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) A small, footless, burrowing, snakelike lizard (
Rhineura Floridana) allied to Amphisbæna, native of Florida; -- so called because it leaves its burrows after a thundershower.
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- noun A small burrowing
snake-like lizard(Rhineura floridana) native to Florida.
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thunder + worm, so called because it leaves its burrows after a thunderstorm.
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