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  • n. Plural form of salamander.


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  • A novel antipredator mechanism in salamanders: rolling escape in Hydromantes platycephalus.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • One genus and one genus alone, Speleomantes, the cave salamanders, is present in Europe.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • It is a very good time to be interested in salamanders.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • There were some strange-looking animals called salamanders; Professor Lightning had cut their tails off and they'd grown new tails.

    Charley de Milo

  • 'Those who dwell in the flames are called salamanders, nor do these spirits wish for any other home, as they play merrily and fearlessly among the sparkling fires.


  • Saying the salamanders were a rare species living in the area, Venerable Jiyul and environmentalists demanded that the tunnel project be scrapped.

    The Buddhist Channel

  • 119 WBY, in a note to FFT (1888), refers to salamanders as elemental fire spirits, citing Paracelsus (P&I 233 nn.35, 35b).

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • Secondary regrowth, however, has begun to offer opportunities for dispersal for a wide range of taxa, although significant movements of less vagile species such as salamanders, wildflowers, and land snails might require centuries.

    Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests

  • But cold weather construction goes on for site-built homes as well, and 'salamanders' large propane-fired space heaters are used to heat these yet-to-be-insulated buildings under construction.

    The Greenness of Prefabrication

  • Despite ongoing mopping and the use of "salamanders," kerosene-powered heaters that blew hot air onto the concrete, the floors were covered with water throughout the building.

    Birding at the Edge


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