Rhineura

noun
Rhin·​eura | \ rīˈn(y)u̇rə \

Definition of Rhineura

: a genus of limbless burrowing lizards (family Amphisbaenidae) that includes solely the thunderworm

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History and Etymology for Rhineura

New Latin, from rhin- + Greek eurys broad

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“Rhineura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhineura. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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