alligator lizards
Syn: ↑family Anguidae
Hypernyms: ↑reptile family
Member Holonyms: ↑Sauria, ↑suborder Sauria, ↑Lacertilia, ↑suborder Lacertilia
Member Meronyms:

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\\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

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Anguidae — n. a family comprising the alligator lizards. Syn: family {Anguidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anguidae —   Anguidae Anguis fragilis …   Wikipedia Español

  • Anguidae — Anguis fragilis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Anguidae — Schleichen Blindschleiche (Anguis fragilis) Systematik Reihe: Landwirbeltiere (Tetrapoda) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anguidae — Taxobox name = Anguidae image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata infraordo = Anguimorpha familia = Anguidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Anguis Ophisaurus (glass lizards) Pseudopus… …   Wikipedia

  • Anguidae — …   Википедия

  • anguidae — an·gui·dae …   English syllables

  • Семейство Веретеницевые (Anguidae) —          Семейство веретеницевых во многих отношениях сходно со сцинковыми и поясохвостыми ящерицами. Как и у сцинков, тело их покрыто черепицеобразной чешуей, под которой в виде сплошного панциря залегают костные пластинки. У представителей… …   Биологическая энциклопедия

  • family Anguidae — noun alligator lizards • Syn: ↑Anguidae • Hypernyms: ↑reptile family • Member Holonyms: ↑Sauria, ↑suborder Sauria, ↑Lacertilia, ↑suborder Lacertilia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anguinae — Anguidae Anguidae …   Wikipédia en Français

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