Definition of Newt

1. Noun. Small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia.

Exact synonyms: Triton
Group relationships: Family Salamandridae, Salamandridae
Generic synonyms: Salamander
Specialized synonyms: Common Newt, Triturus Vulgaris, Notophthalmus Viridescens, Red Eft, Pacific Newt, Eft



Definition of Newt

1. n. 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.

Definition of Newt

1. Noun. a small lizard-like amphibian in the family Salamandridae that lives in the water as an adult. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Newt

1. a small salamander [n -S]

Medical Definition of Newt

1. 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. Origin: OE. Ewt, evete, AS. Efete, with n prefixed, an ewt being understood as a newt. Cf. Eft. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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