Definition of Tiger salamander

1. Noun. Widely distributed brown or black North American salamander with vertical yellowish blotches.

Exact synonyms: Ambystoma Tigrinum
Generic synonyms: Ambystomid, Ambystomid Salamander



Definition of Tiger salamander

1. Noun. A long slender salamander, ''Ambystoma tigrinum'', having black skin and yellow markings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiger Salamander

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tiger mums
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tiger prawns
tiger rattlesnake
tiger salamander (current term)
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tigereye
tigereyes
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tigerish
tigerishly
tigerishness

Literary usage of Tiger salamander

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1. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"tiger salamander AMBYSTOMA ... (Green) The tiger salamander does not appear to be common in this region. Our collections contain only two specimens, ..."

2. Popular Zoology by Joel Dorman Steele, John Whipple Potter Jenks (1887)
"The tiger salamander (sal a man'der), found in the warmer states east of the Rocky Mountains, ... tiger salamander, (t.) Fio. 186. ..."

3. A Popular Zoology by Joel Dorman Steele, John Whipple Potter Jenks (1887)
"The tiger salamander (sal a man'der), found in the warmer states east of ... tiger salamander. Dlem$c't$lus FIG. 188. in the aquarium, making a most ..."

4. Lessons in Nature Study by Oliver Peebles Jenkins, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1900)
"The tiger salamander. salamander tadpole's tail develops to a considerable size and is retained thru life as a swimming organ to be used when the animal ..."

5. Not in My Back Yard: Removing Barriers to Affordable Housing (1993)
"New York State law bars development within a 100-foot radius around a breeding pond of the endangered tiger salamander. Sightings of this animal near a pond ..."

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