from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic order within the subclass Lissamphibia — the salamanders and related amphibians.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An order of amphibians having the tail well developed and often long. It comprises the salamanders, tritons, and allied animals.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order of Amphibia; the tailed amphibians; the ichthyomorphic amphibians, which retain the tail throughout life, as distinguished from the Anura, or tailless batrachians.
New Latin, from Ancient Greek οὐρά (oura, "tail") + δῆλος (delos, "conspicuous") (Wiktionary)