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blind·worm

 (blīnd′wûrm′)
n.

[From its small eyes.]

blindworm

(ˈblaɪndˌwɜːm)
n
(Animals) another name for slowworm

blind•worm

(ˈblaɪndˌwɜrm)

n.
a limbless European lizard, Anguis fragilis.
[1425–75; so called because the eyes are very small]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blindworm - small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyesblindworm - small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind
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
Anguis, genus Anguis - type genus of the Anguidae: blindworms
2.blindworm - any of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophionablindworm - any of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophiona; inhabit moist soil in tropical regions
amphibian - cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
Caeciliadae, Caeciliidae, family Caeciliadae, family Caeciliidae - coextensive with the order Gymnophiona: legless amphibians
Translations

blindworm

[ˈblaɪndwɜːm] Nlución m
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But the blindworms lie in the grass or the sand like the copper neck hoops of our ancestors.