from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Either of two small harmless North American snakes (Carphophis amoenus or C. vermis), usually living under stones or logs and feeding chiefly on earthworms.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A blindworm; a worm-like angiostomatous or scolecophidian snake of the suborder Typhlopoidea; a groundsnake, as Carphophis (or Celuta) amœna.
- noun Same as
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- noun wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes
- noun small reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States
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