vermilinguia


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vermilinguia \Ver`mi*lin"gui*a\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. vermis worm
   + lingua tongue.] [Called also Vermilingues.] (Zool.)
   (a) A tribe of edentates comprising the South American
       ant-eaters. The tongue is long, slender, exsertile, and
       very flexible, whence the name.
   (b) A tribe of Old World lizards which comprises the
       chameleon. They have long, flexible tongues.
       [1913 Webster]
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