Definitions for slowwormˈsloʊˌwɜrm

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  1. blindworm, slowworm, Anguis fragilis(noun)

    small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes; popularly believed to be blind

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  1. slowworm(Noun)

    A small Old World lizard, Anguis fragilis, that has no legs and small eyes.

  2. Origin: From Anglo-Saxon. The first part is probably akin to "to strike", the reptile being supposed to be very poisonous. See slay and worm.

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  1. Slowworm(verb)

    a lecertilian reptile; the blindworm

  2. Origin: [AS. slwyrm; the first part is probably akin to slen to strike, the reptile being supposed to be very poisonous. See Slay, v. t., and Worm.]


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