noun Tri·tu·rus \trīˈtu̇rəs, -ī‧ˈtyu̇-\

Definition of Triturus

  1. :  a genus of chiefly aquatic salamanders comprising the typical newts and having a small tongue free along the sides, four to five toes, and a compressed tail

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Origin and Etymology of triturus

New Latin, probably from Triton the sea god + New Latin -urus — more at triton

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