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

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Origin and Etymology of caecilian

ultimately from Latin caecilia slowworm, from caecus blind


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