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triturus_vulgaris

  • noun small semiaquatic salamander
    common newt.

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ambystomid

  • noun small to moderate-sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander
    ambystomid salamander.

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salamandra_atra

  • noun ovoviviparous amphibian of the Alps
    alpine salamander.

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pacific_giant_salamander

  • noun large (to 7 inches) salamander of western North America
    Dicamptodon ensatus.

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web

  • noun an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
    • the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn
  • noun an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
    entanglement.

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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common_newt

  • noun small semiaquatic salamander
    Triturus vulgaris.

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hydromantes_shastae

  • noun primarily a cave dweller in the Mount Shasta area
    Shasta salamander.

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dicamptodon_ensatus

  • noun large (to 7 inches) salamander of western North America
    Pacific giant salamander.

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salamandra_salamandra

  • noun a kind of European salamander
    European fire salamander.

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blind_eel

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

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rhyacotriton_olympicus

  • noun small large-eyed semiaquatic salamander of the United States Northwest
    olympic salamander.

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slender_salamander

  • noun any of several small slim salamanders of the Pacific coast of the United States
    worm salamander.

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arboreal

  • adjective of or relating to or formed by trees
    arborical; arborous; arborary.
    • an arborous roof
  • adjective inhabiting or frequenting trees
    tree-living; arboreous.
    • arboreal apes

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ambystomid_salamander

  • noun small to moderate-sized terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander
    ambystomid.

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salamander

  • noun any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
  • noun reptilian creature supposed to live in fire

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waterdog

  • noun any of several large aquatic salamanders

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alpine

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of alps
    • alpine sports
  • adjective relating to the Alps and their inhabitants
    • Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany

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giant_salamander

  • noun large (up to more than three feet) edible salamander of Asia
    Megalobatrachus maximus.

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eel

  • noun the fatty flesh of eel; an elongate fish found in fresh water in Europe and America; large eels are usually smoked or pickled
  • noun voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins

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western_red-backed_salamander

  • noun salamander of the Pacific coast of North America
    Plethodon vehiculum.

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dusky

  • adjective satellite lighted by or as if by twilight
    twilight; twilit.
    • The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding
    • the twilight glow of the sky
    • a boat on a twilit river
  • adjective satellite naturally having skin of a dark color
    swart; swarthy; dark-skinned.
    • a dark-skinned beauty
    • gold earrings gleamed against her dusky cheeks
    • a smile on his swarthy face
    • `swart' is archaic

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mole_salamander

  • noun brownish-black burrowing salamander of southeastern United States
    Ambystoma talpoideum.

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spotted

  • adjective satellite having spots or patches (small areas of contrasting color or texture)
    patched; spotty.
    • a field patched with ice and snow
    • the wall had a spotty speckled effect
    • a black-and-white spotted cow
  • verb catch sight of
    espy; spot; descry; spy.

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olympic

Of or pertaining to Olympus, a mountain of Thessaly, fabled as the seat of the gods, or to Olympia, a small plain in Elis.

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pacific_newt

  • noun any of several rough-skinned newts found in western North America

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olm

  • noun European aquatic salamander with permanent external gills that lives in caves
    Proteus anguinus.

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dicamptodontid

  • noun salamanders found near cold streams throughout the year
    dicamptodon.

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web-toed_salamander

  • noun any of several salamanders with webbed toes and very long extensile tongues; excellent climbers that move with ease over smooth rock surfaces

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alpine_salamander

  • noun ovoviviparous amphibian of the Alps
    Salamandra atra.

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mud

  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    clay.
  • noun slanderous remarks or charges

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plethodont

  • noun mostly terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin; lay eggs in moist places on land; rarely enter water
    lungless salamander.

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salamandra_maculosa

  • noun European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots
    spotted salamander; fire salamander.

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eastern_red-backed_salamander

  • noun common salamander of eastern North America
    Plethodon cinereus.

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red

  • noun red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood
    redness.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows eastward from Texas along the southern boundary of Oklahoma and through Louisiana
    Red River.

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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spotted_salamander

  • noun glossy black North American salamander with yellow spots
    Ambystoma maculatum.
  • noun European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots
    fire salamander; Salamandra maculosa.

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toed

  • adjective having a toe or toes of a specified kind; often used in combination
    • long-toed
    • five-toed
  • verb walk so that the toes assume an indicated position or direction
    toe.
    • She toes inwards

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ambystoma_maculatum

  • noun glossy black North American salamander with yellow spots
    spotted salamander.

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backed

  • adjective having a back or backing, usually of a specified type
  • verb be behind; approve of
    indorse; plunk for; support; plump for; back; endorse.
    • He plumped for the Labor Party
    • I backed Kennedy in 1960

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newt

  • noun small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
    triton.

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hellbender

  • noun large salamander of North American rivers and streams
    Cryptobranchus alleganiensis; mud puppy.

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slender

  • adjective satellite being of delicate or slender build
    svelte; slim; slight.
    • she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
    • watched her slight figure cross the street
  • adjective satellite very narrow
    thin.
    • a thin line across the page

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dicamptodon

  • noun salamanders found near cold streams throughout the year
    dicamptodontid.

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congo_snake

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

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limestone_salamander

  • noun similar to Shasta salamander; lives in cliff crevices and taluses
    Hydromantes brunus.

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triton

  • noun tropical marine gastropods having beautifully colored spiral shells
  • noun (Greek mythology) a sea god; son of Poseidon

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limestone

  • noun a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals

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shasta_salamander

  • noun primarily a cave dweller in the Mount Shasta area
    Hydromantes shastae.

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congo

  • noun black tea grown in China
    congou; congou tea; English breakfast tea.
  • noun a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
    Zaire; Belgian Congo; Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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olympic_salamander

  • noun small large-eyed semiaquatic salamander of the United States Northwest
    Rhyacotriton olympicus.

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worm_salamander

  • noun any of several small slim salamanders of the Pacific coast of the United States
    slender salamander.

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axolotl

  • noun larval salamander of mountain lakes of Mexico that usually lives without metamorphosing
    mud puppy; Ambystoma mexicanum.

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proteus_anguinus

  • noun European aquatic salamander with permanent external gills that lives in caves
    olm.

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aneides_lugubris

  • noun yellow-spotted brown salamander of California woodlands
    arboreal salamander.

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eastern

  • adjective satellite lying toward or situated in the east
    • the eastern end of the island
  • adjective of or characteristic of eastern regions of the United States
    • the Eastern establishment

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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tiger

  • noun a fierce or audacious person
    • he's a tiger on the tennis court
    • it aroused the tiger in me
  • noun large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
    Panthera tigris.

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western

  • noun a sandwich made from a western omelet
    western sandwich.
  • noun a film about life in the western United States during the period of exploration and development
    horse opera.

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climbing_salamander

  • noun any of several North American salamanders adapted for climbing with well-developed limbs and long somewhat squared-off toes

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blind

  • noun people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
  • noun a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    • he waited impatiently in the blind

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european_fire_salamander

  • noun a kind of European salamander
    Salamandra salamandra.

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red_eft

  • noun red terrestrial form of a common North American newt
    Notophthalmus viridescens.

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dusky_salamander

  • noun common North American salamander mottled with dull brown or greyish-black

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worm

  • noun any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
  • noun a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    dirt ball; insect; louse.

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plethodon_cinereus

  • noun common salamander of eastern North America
    eastern red-backed salamander.

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fire_salamander

  • noun European salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots
    spotted salamander; Salamandra maculosa.

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hydromantes_brunus

  • noun similar to Shasta salamander; lives in cliff crevices and taluses
    limestone salamander.

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megalobatrachus_maximus

  • noun large (up to more than three feet) edible salamander of Asia
    giant salamander.

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mole

  • noun the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    mol; gram molecule.
  • noun a spy who works against enemy espionage
    counterspy.

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congo_eel

  • noun aquatic eel-shaped salamander having two pairs of very small feet; of still muddy waters in the southern United States
    amphiuma; blind eel; congo snake.

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siren

  • noun a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
    temptress; Delilah; enchantress; femme fatale.
  • noun a sea nymph (part woman and part bird) supposed to lure sailors to destruction on the rocks where the nymphs lived
    • Odysseus ordered his crew to plug their ears so they would not hear the Siren's fatal song

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plethodon_vehiculum

  • noun salamander of the Pacific coast of North America
    western red-backed salamander.

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amphiuma

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

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cryptobranchus_alleganiensis

  • noun large salamander of North American rivers and streams
    hellbender; mud puppy.

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necturus_maculosus

  • noun aquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gills
    mud puppy.

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arboreal_salamander

  • noun yellow-spotted brown salamander of California woodlands
    Aneides lugubris.

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ambystoma_tigrinum

  • noun widely distributed brown or black North American salamander with vertical yellowish blotches
    tiger salamander.

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climbing

  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climb; mounting.
  • verb go upward with gradual or continuous progress
    climb up; climb; mount; go up.
    • Did you ever climb up the hill behind your house?

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mud_puppy

  • noun aquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gills
    Necturus maculosus.
  • noun large salamander of North American rivers and streams
    Cryptobranchus alleganiensis; hellbender.

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ambystoma_mexicanum

  • noun larval salamander of mountain lakes of Mexico that usually lives without metamorphosing
    axolotl; mud puppy.

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lungless_salamander

  • noun mostly terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin; lay eggs in moist places on land; rarely enter water
    plethodont.

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tiger_salamander

  • noun widely distributed brown or black North American salamander with vertical yellowish blotches
    Ambystoma tigrinum.

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ambystoma_talpoideum

  • noun brownish-black burrowing salamander of southeastern United States
    mole salamander.

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notophthalmus_viridescens

  • noun red terrestrial form of a common North American newt
    red eft.

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snake

  • noun limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
    ophidian; serpent.
  • noun a deceitful or treacherous person
    snake in the grass.

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