Caudata

plural noun

Cau·​da·​ta
kȯˈdātə,
kau̇ˈdätə
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Caudata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caudata. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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