any of an order (Gymnophiona) of legless tropical amphibians resembling worms
Origin of caecilianfrom Modern Latin from Classical Latin caecilia, kind of lizard from caecus: see cecum
Any of various legless, burrowing amphibians of the order Gymnophiona, having numerous grooved rings encircling the body, and found chiefly in tropical regions.
Origin of caecilianFrom Latin caecilia a kind of lizard from caecus blind (from its small eyes)
From Latin caecus (“blind”).