urodele


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u·ro·dele

 (yo͝or′ə-dēl′)
n.
A salamander.

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

u′ro·dele′ adj.

urodele

(ˈjʊərəʊˌdiːl)
n
1. (Zoology) any amphibian of the order Urodela, having a long body and tail and four short limbs: includes the salamanders and newts
2. (Animals) any amphibian of the order Urodela, having a long body and tail and four short limbs: includes the salamanders and newts
adj
(Zoology) of, relating to, or belonging to the Urodela
[C19: from French urodèle, from uro-2 + -dèle, from Greek dēlos evident]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urodele - amphibians that resemble lizards
amphibian - cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
Caudata, order Caudata, order Urodella, Urodella - salamanders; newts; congo snakes
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