Alpine salamander


Definition of Alpine salamander

: an ovoviviparous tailed amphibian (Salamandra atra) occurring in the Alps that retains its one or two young in the uterus until metamorphosis is completed

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First Known Use of Alpine salamander

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine salamander.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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