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Also called blindworm. a legless, wormlike tropical amphibian of the order Gymnophiona (formerly Apoda), spending most of its life underground and usually almost blind.
pertaining to or characteristic of a caecilian.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6 Various

any tropical limbless cylindrical amphibian of the order Apoda (or Gymnophiona), resembling earthworms and inhabiting moist soil


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