Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A suborder of anurous aquatic Amphibia having amphicœlous vertebræ, three pairs of perennial external gills or, in their absence, a persistent branchial aperture, and small eyes without distinct lids.

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  • (tritons) and newts (salamandrae), and the family of tadpole spawning newts (ichthyoidea), made up of the pseudo-gilled newts

    The War with the Newts

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