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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small burrowing legless European lizard with tiny eyes.

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  • The last slowworm I saw was caught by my sons on a Welsh path like this one.
  • Less than two weeks ago the slowworm resident of my log pile kicked the bucket and I threw it behind the compost heap.
  • The last stretch is a sun trap, and an eight-inch slowworm basks so that I can stroke the dark thin penciled line that runs the length of its malted brown back.
  • When we returned to our Burren I began repeating the "work" for our native lizards, the common lizard, Lacerta vivipara and the legless lizard, the slowworm Anguis... for more
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