Definition of Proteidae

1. Noun. Mud puppies.

Exact synonyms: Family Proteidae
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Caudata, Order Caudata, Order Urodella, Urodella
Member holonyms: Genus Proteus, Proteus, Genus Necturus, Necturus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proteidae

Prosopium williamsonii
Prosper
Prosper Meniere
Prosser
Prostigmin
Protagoras
Protagorean
Protea cynaroides
Protea mellifera
Proteaceae
Proteales
Protean
Proteas
Protector of Boundaries
Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
Proteidae (current term)
Proteles
Proteles cristata
Proterochampsa
Proterozoic
Proterozoic aeon
Proterozoic eon
Protestancy
Protestant
Protestant Church
Protestant Episcopal Church
Protestant Movement
Protestant Reformation
Protestant Reich Church
Protestant deacon

Literary usage of Proteidae

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"MUD-EEL, the amphibian Siren lacertina, which has persistent gills but no hind legs. It resembles the Proteidae (qv) in many ways. ..."

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