HyperDic: anguid_lizard

English > 1 sense of the expression anguid lizard:
NOUNanimalanguid lizardany of a small family of lizards widely distributed in warm areas
English > anguid lizard: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of a small family of lizards widely distributed in warm areas; all are harmless and useful as destroyers of e.g. slugs and insects.
Member ofAnguidae, family Anguidaealligator lizards
Narroweralligator lizardslim short-limbed lizard having a distinctive fold on each side that permits expansion
blindworm, slowworm, Anguis fragilissmall burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes
glass lizard, glass snake, joint snakesnakelike lizard of Europe and Asia and North America with vestigial hind limbs and the ability to regenerate its long fragile tail
Broaderlizardrelatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail

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