plural noun

: a suborder of Caudata comprising neotenous salamanders that have horny jaw sheaths and persistent gills and lack eyelids, maxillae, and hind limbs

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, plural of meant-, means, present participle of meare to go

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“Meantes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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