glass lizard

noun
snakelike lizard of Europe and Asia and North America with vestigial hind limbs and the ability to regenerate its long fragile tail
Syn: ↑glass snake, ↑joint snake
Hypernyms: ↑anguid lizard
Member Holonyms: ↑Ophisaurus, ↑genus Ophisaurus

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