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Either of two small harmless North American snakes (Carphophis amoenus or C. vermis), usually living under stones or logs and feeding chiefly on earthworms.
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any of several small, wormlike snakes, esp. Carphophis amoenus, of the E and central U.S.
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|Noun||1.||worm snake - wormlike burrowing snake of warm regions having vestigial eyes|
|2.||worm snake - small reddish wormlike snake of eastern United States|
colubrid, colubrid snake - mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
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