of or relating to or from the household Caeciliidae
- any of the tiny slim limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians regarding the purchase Gymnophiona; inhabit damp soil in tropical regions
- A limbless amphibian belonging to the purchase Caeciliae or Ophimorpha. See Ophiomorpha.
It is absurd to call the larva of a newt or of a Caecilian a tadpole, nor is the free-swimming embryo of a frog as it leaves the egg a tadpole.