genus Anguis


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Noun1.genus Anguis - type genus of the Anguidae: blindwormsgenus Anguis - type genus of the Anguidae: blindworms
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Anguidae, family Anguidae - alligator lizards
Anguis fragilis, blindworm, slowworm - small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind
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Remarks--Vertebral characters that separate Ophisaurus from the closely related genus Anguis are given in Holman (1998).