Definition of Meantes
: a suborder of Caudata comprising neotenous salamanders that have horny jaw sheaths and persistent gills and lack eyelids, maxillae, and hind limbs
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Origin and Etymology of meantes
New Latin, from Latin, plural of meant-, means, present participle of meare to go
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