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Meaning of NEWT

Pronunciation:  noot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and North Asia
 

NEWT is a 4 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: triton
 
 See Also: common newt, eft, family Salamandridae, Notophthalmus viridescens, Pacific newt, red eft, salamander, Salamandridae, Triturus vulgaris

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Newt\, n. [OE. ewt, evete, AS. efete, with n prefixed, an
ewt being understood as a newt. Cf. {Eft}.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of small aquatic salamanders. The
common British species are the crested newt ({Triton
cristatus}) and the smooth newt ({Lophinus punctatus}). In
America, {Diemictylus viridescens} is one of the most
abundant species.

 

 

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