Meaning of CAECILIAN in English

/see sil"ee euhn/ , n.

1. Also called blindworm . a legless, wormlike tropical amphibian of the order Gymnophiona (formerly Apoda), spending most of its life underground and usually almost blind.


2. pertaining to or characteristic of a caecilian.

[ 1875-80; caecili ( a ) blindworm + -AN ]

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