thunderworm

noun

Definition of thunderworm

: a small burrowing limbless lizard (Rhineura floridana) that resembles a worm and is native to Florida

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History and Etymology for thunderworm

so called from its habit of leaving its burrows after thundershowers

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“Thunderworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thunderworm. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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