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.
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- 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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