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Noun: blindworm  'blInd,wurm
  1. Small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind
    - slowworm, Anguis fragilis
  2. Any of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophiona; inhabit moist soil in tropical regions
    - caecilian

Derived forms: blindworms

Type of: amphibian, anguid lizard

Part of: Anguis, Caeciliadae, Caeciliidae, family Caeciliadae, family Caeciliidae, genus Anguis

Encyclopedia: Blindworm