Slowworm vs Blindworm - What's the difference?

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Blindworm is a synonym of slowworm.


As nouns the difference between slowworm and blindworm

is that slowworm is a small old world lizard, anguis fragilis , often mistaken for a snake, having no legs and small eyes while blindworm is the slowworm.

slowworm

Alternative forms

* slow worm, slow-worm

Noun

(en noun)
  • A small Old World lizard, Anguis fragilis , often mistaken for a snake, having no legs and small eyes.
  • Synonyms

    * blindworm

    References

    * 2008 , Anatoly Liberman, An Analytic Dictionary of English Etymology: An Introduction , pages 196-200

    blindworm

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the slowworm