HyperDic: salamander

English > 3 senses of the word salamander:
NOUNanimalsalamanderany of various typically terrestrial / terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
person salamanderreptilian creature supposed to live in fire
artifactsalamander, poker, stove poker, fire hookfire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle
salamander > pronunciation
Soundssae.lahmae'nder
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English > salamander: 3 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various typically terrestrial / terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed.
NarrowerEuropean fire salamander, Salamandra salamandraA kind of European salamander
Pacific giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatuslarge (to 7 inches) salamander of western North America
alpine salamander, Salamandra atraovoviviparous amphibian of the Alps
ambystomid, ambystomid salamandersmall to moderate-sized terrestrial / terrestrial or semiaquatic New World salamander
amphiuma, congo snake, congo eel, blind eelaquatic eel-shaped salamander having two pairs of very small feet
climbing salamanderAny of several North American salamanders adapted for climbing with well-developed limbs and long somewhat squared-off toes
dicamptodon, dicamptodontidsalamanders found near cold streams throughout the year
dusky salamanderCommon North American salamander mottled with dull / dull brown or greyish-black
eastern red-backed salamander, Plethodon cinereusCommon salamander of eastern North America
giant salamander, Megalobatrachus maximuslarge (up to more than three feet) edible salamander of Asia
hellbender, mud puppy, Cryptobranchus alleganiensislarge salamander of North American rivers and streams
lungless salamander, plethodontMostly terrestrial / terrestrial salamanders that breathe through their thin moist skin
mud puppy, Necturus maculosusaquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gills
newt, tritonsmall usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
olm, Proteus anguinusEuropean aquatic salamander with permanent external gills that lives in caves
olympic salamander, Rhyacotriton olympicussmall large-eyed semiaquatic salamander of the United States Northwest
sireneellike aquatic North American salamander with small forelimbs and no hind limbs
slender salamander, worm salamanderAny of several small slim salamanders of the Pacific coast of the United States
spotted salamander, fire salamander, Salamandra maculosaEuropean salamander having dark skin with usually yellow spots
web-toed salamanderAny of several salamanders with webbed toes and very long extensile tongues
western red-backed salamander, Plethodon vehiculumsalamander of the Pacific coast of North America
Broaderamphibiancold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water
Spanishsalamandra, salamandras, salamándridos, urodelo
Catalansalamandra, salamandrid, salamàndrids
Adjectivessalamandriformshaped like a salamander
English > salamander: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningreptilian creature supposed to live in fire.
Broadermythical monster, mythical creatureA monster renowned in folklore and myth
Spanishsalamandra
Catalansalamandra
English > salamander: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningfire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire.
Synonymspoker, stove poker, fire hook
Broaderfire ironmetal fireside implements
Spanishatizador, hurgón
Catalansalamandra

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