Alpine salamander

noun

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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alpine%20salamander. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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