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caecilian

noun cae·ci·lian \si-ˈsil-yən, -ˈsēl-, -ˈsi-lē-ən\

Definition of CAECILIAN

:  any of an order (Gymnophiona) of chiefly tropical burrowing limbless amphibians resembling worms
caecilian adjective

Origin of CAECILIAN

ultimately from Latin caecilia slowworm, from caecus blind
First Known Use: circa 1879

Rhymes with CAECILIAN

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