chalcidian

Chalcidian

Chal*cid"i*an\, n. [L. chalcis a lizard, Gr. chalki`s.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a tropical family of snakelike lizards (Chalcid[ae]), having four small or rudimentary legs.
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