plural noun

in former classifications
: a division of Caudata comprising amphibians (as salamanders of the genus Necturus) that retain their gills through life compare caducibranchiata

Word History


New Latin, from Latin perennis perennial + New Latin branchi- + -ata

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“Perennibranchiata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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