HyperDic: worm_lizard

English > 1 sense of the expression worm lizard:
NOUNanimalworm lizarda lizard of the genus Amphisbaena
English > worm lizard: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA lizard of the genus Amphisbaena; harmless wormlike limbless lizard of warm or tropical regions having concealed eyes and ears and a short blunt tail.
Member ofAmphisbaena, genus Amphisbaena, Amphisbaenia, genus Amphisbaeniatype genus of the Amphisbaenidae
Broaderlizardrelatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail

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