Meaning of ANGUIDAE in English

ˈaŋgwəˌdē noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Anguis, type genus + -idae

: a family of lizards some of which are limbless and all of which are entirely harmless and useful as destroyers of slugs, worms, and insects — compare blindworm

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