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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various amphibians of the order Caudata, including the salamanders and newts, in which the larval tail persists in adult life.

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  • n. Any caudate amphibian

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the Urodela.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tailed, as an amphibian; not anurous, as a batrachian; retaining the tail throughout life, as a salamander, newt, or eft; belonging to the Urodela.
  • n. Any member of the Urodela.

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

  • n. amphibians that resemble lizards

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From New Latin Ūrodēla, former order name : uro-2 + Greek dēlos, visible; see psychedelic.

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