Caudata

plural noun Cau·da·ta \kȯˈdātə, kau̇ˈdätə\

Definition of Caudata

  1. :  an order of Amphibia containing the salamanders, newts, congo snakes, and related forms and having long bodies, long tails retained through life, short weak limbs, and feebly ossified crania

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Origin and Etymology of caudata

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, neuter plural of caudatus caudate


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