Anguis fragilis

Anguis fragilis
Blindworm Blind"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small, burrowing, snakelike, limbless lizard ({Anguis fragilis}), with minute eyes, popularly believed to be blind; the slowworm; -- formerly a name for the adder. [1913 Webster]

Newts and blindworms do no wrong. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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