axolotl


ax·o·lotl

noun \ˈak-sə-ˌlä-təl\

Definition of AXOLOTL

:  any of several salamanders (genus Ambystoma especially A. mexicanum and A. tigrinum) of mountain lakes of Mexico and the western United States that ordinarily live and breed in the larval form without metamorphosing

Origin of AXOLOTL

Nahuatl āxōlōtl
First Known Use: circa 1768

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