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- adj. With temporary gills; applied to those amphibians in which the gills do not remain in adult life.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. With temporary gills: -- applied to those Amphibia in which the gills do not remain in adult life.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having caducous branchiæ or gills; losing the gills on attaining maturity: applied to amphibians such as the newts, as distinguished from perennibranchiate amphibians.
- n. One of the Caducibranchiata. Also caducibranch.
Latin caducus falling (from cadere to fall) + English branchiate. (Wiktionary)