Ambystomoidea

plural noun

Am·​bys·​to·​moi·​dea
(ˌ)amˌbistəˈmȯidēə
: the suborder of caudate amphibians that comprises the single family Ambystomidae compare ambystoma

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Ambystoma + -oidea

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ambystomoidea was in 1931

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“Ambystomoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ambystomoidea. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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