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(Animals) any snakelike lizard of the genus Ophisaurus, of Europe, Asia, and North America, with vestigial hind limbs and a tail that breaks off easily: family Anguidae
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any limbless, snakelike lizard of the genus Ophisaurus, of the Eastern U.S., Europe, and Asia, having the ability to regenerate its long fragile tail.Also called glass′ liz`ard.
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|Noun||1.||glass snake - snakelike lizard of Europe and Asia and North America with vestigial hind limbs and the ability to regenerate its long fragile tail|
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
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