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urodele

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noun uro·dele \ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēl\

Definition of urodele

  1. :  any of an order (Caudata syn. Urodela) of amphibians (as newts and salamanders) that have a tail throughout life

urodele adjective


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Origin of urodele

French urodèle, ultimately from Greek oura tail + dēlos evident, showing — more at ass


First Known Use: 1842


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