Definition of Proteidae
1. Noun. Mud puppies.
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
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. ..."