urodele


uro·dele

noun \ˈyr-ə-ˌdēl\

Definition of URODELE

:  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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