Definition of Caeciliidae
: a family (type genus Caecilia) of small slender wormlike burrowing amphibians that is coextensive with the order Gymnophiona
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Origin and Etymology of caeciliidae
New Latin, from Caecilia, type genus (from Latin caecilía, a lizard, from caecus blind) + -idae; from the small eyes — more at caecum
First Known Use: circa 1875
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