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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the genus Amphiuma of aquatic salamanders.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of amphibians, inhabiting the Southern United States, having a serpentlike form, but with four minute limbs and two persistent gill openings; the Congo snake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of tailed amphibians with both gills and lungs, and therefore capable of breathing in both air and water, typical of the family Amphiumidæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. aquatic eel-shaped salamander having two pairs of very small feet; of still muddy waters in the southern United States

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From the genus name. (Wiktionary)

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