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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various small, legless, burrowing lizards of the family Amphisbaenidae, resembling worms and found chiefly in tropical regions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of many small limbless burrowing tropical lizards, of the family Amphisbaenidae, that resemble worms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lizard of the genus Amphisbaena; harmless wormlike limbless lizard of warm or tropical regions having concealed eyes and ears and a short blunt tail


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