Meaning of caecilian

cae•cil•i•an

Pronunciation: (sē-sil'ē-un), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda legless, wormlike tropical amphibian of the order Gymnophiona (formerly Apoda), spending most of its life underground and usually almost blind.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to or characteristic of a caecilian.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: