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newt

 (no͞ot, nyo͞ot)
n.
Any of several small, often brightly colored, aquatic or semiaquatic salamanders of the family Salamandridae of North America and Eurasia that typically breed in water but spend part of their lives on land.

[Middle English neute, from a neute, alteration of an eute, variant of evete, from Old English efete.]

newt

(njuːt)
n
1. (Animals) any of various small semiaquatic urodele amphibians, such as Triturus vulgaris (common newt) of Europe, having a long slender body and tail and short feeble legs
2. (Animals) chiefly Brit any other urodele amphibian, including the salamanders
[C15: from a newt, a mistaken division of an ewt; ewt, from Old English eveta eft1]

newt

(nut, nyut)

n.
any of several brilliantly colored, semiaquatic salamanders of the worldwide family Salamandridae, esp. those of the genera Triturus and Notophthalmus.
[1375–1425; late Middle English newte, for ewte (the phrase an ewte being taken as a newte)]

newt

(no͞ot)
Any of several small salamanders that live both on land and in the water. The water-dwelling species have smooth skin, while the land-dwelling species have rough skin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.newt - small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asianewt - small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
common newt, Triturus vulgaris - small semiaquatic salamander
Notophthalmus viridescens, red eft - red terrestrial form of a common North American newt
Pacific newt - any of several rough-skinned newts found in western North America
eft - a newt in its terrestrial stage of development
Translations
سَمَنْدَلُ الْـمَاءِسَمَنْدَل الماء: حَيوان بَرْمائي
čolekmlok
salamander
vesilisko
daždevnjak
tarajos gõte
kambsalamandra
イモリ
영원
tritonas
tritons
mlok
vattenödla
semendersu kelerisu kertenkelesi
con sa giông

newt

[njuːt] Ntritón m
see also pissed

newt

[ˈnjuːt] n (= animal) → triton mNew Testament n
the New Testament → le Nouveau Testamentnew town n (British)ville f nouvellenew wave
nnouvelle vague f
the new wave of satirical comedy → la nouvelle vague de la comédie satirique
modif [cinema] → nouvelle vague; [music] → new wave
new wave music → la musique new waveNew World n
the New World → le Nouveau MondeNew Year n
(= festival) → nouvel an m
Happy New Year! → Bonne année!
to wish sb a happy New Year → souhaiter la bonne année à qn
to celebrate New Year → fêter le nouvel an
the New Year → le nouvel an
He returned home each year to celebrate Christmas and the New Year with his family → Il revenait à la maison chaque année pour fêter Noël et le nouvel an en famille.
The restaurant was closed over the New Year → Le restaurant était fermé pour le nouvel an.
(= next year) in the New Year → au début de l'année prochaineNew Year resolution New Year's resolution nrésolution f pour la nouvelle année
She made a New Year's resolution to get fit → Comme résolution pour la nouvelle année, elle avait décidé d'entretenir sa forme.New Year's n (US) (= day) → jour m de l'an (= eve) → Saint-Sylvestre fNew Year's Day njour m de l'an, premier m de l'an
I always spend New Year's Day with the family → Je passe toujours le jour de l'an or le premier de l'an en famille.
on New Year's Day → le jour de l'an, le premier de l'an
on New Year's Day in 2002 → le premier de l'an 2002New Year's Eve nSaint-Sylvestre f
on New Year's Eve → le soir de la Saint-Sylvestre New Year's Eve partyNew Year's Eve party nréveillon m de la Saint-SylvestreNew York [ˌnjuːˈjɔːrk] nNew YorkNew Yorker [ˌnjuːˈjɔːrr] nNew-Yorkais(e) m/f

newt

nWassermolch m; as pissed as a newt (Brit inf) → voll wie eine Strandhaubitze (inf), → stockbesoffen (inf)

newt

[njuːt] ntritone m

newt

(njuːt) noun
a type of small animal which lives on land and in water.

newt

سَمَنْدَلُ الْـمَاءِ mlok salamander Wassermolch τρίτων tritón vesilisko triton daždevnjak salamandra イモリ 영원 watersalamander salamander tryton salamandra, tritão тритон vattenödla สัตว์ประเภทจิ้งจกอาศัยได้ทั้งบนบกและในน้ำ su keleri con sa giông 蝾螈
References in classic literature ?
I never sign a paper without reading it first," said Newt man.
By the lakes that thus outspread Their lone waters, lone and dead, - Their sad waters, sad and chilly With the snows of the lolling lily, - By the mountains - near the river Murmuring lowly, murmuring ever, - By the grey woods, - by the swamp Where the toad and the newt encamp, - By the dismal tarns and pools Where dwell the Ghouls, - By each spot the most unholy - In each nook most melancholy, - There the traveller meets aghast Sheeted Memories of the Past - Shrouded forms that start and sigh As they pass the wanderer by - White-robed forms of friends long given, In agony, to the Earth - and Heaven.
This general absence of frogs, toads, and newts on so many oceanic islands cannot be accounted for by their physical conditions; indeed it seems that islands are peculiarly well fitted for these animals; for frogs have been introduced into Madeira, the Azores, and Mauritius, and have multiplied so as to become a nuisance.
I have seen them (ladies, I am sorry to say, as well as gentlemen) go out, day after day, for example, with empty pill-boxes, and catch newts, and beetles, and spiders, and frogs, and come home and stick pins through the miserable wretches, or cut them up, without a pang of remorse, into little pieces.
The Freshwater Habitats Trust said the new method makes it much easier and quicker to find the newts in ponds and streams and brings potential benefits for developers who often have to provide planners with an accurate assessment of great crested newt populations on proposed development sites.
Their next meeting is this Saturday where more work on the newt project will take place.
50 mozzarella and tomato bowl she was shocked to see a little newt looking up at her.
DURHAM: POLICE chiefs have welcomed a decision to give the go-ahead for the building of an HQ after rare newts halted construction for months, at a cost of PS250,000.
THE link between newts and one drink too many has entered the English language as a well-known phrase.
TWO's hard-hitting ad comes one day before Newt Gingrich speaks at the annualConservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington.
unanimously--to ban all international trade in Kaiser's spotted newt, a small salamander also called the Lorestan newt for its home.
Peter Hill, conservation officer for South and West Wales Amphibian and Reptile Group, said: "The great crested newt has very specific habitat requirements.