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Related to anguid lizard: Anguidea
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|Noun||1.||anguid lizard - any of a small family of lizards widely distributed in warm areas; all are harmless and useful as destroyers of e.g. slugs and insects|
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
alligator lizard - slim short-limbed lizard having a distinctive fold on each side that permits expansion; of western North America
Anguis fragilis, blindworm, slowworm - small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind