Definition of axolotl
: any of several salamanders (genus Ambystoma especially A. mexicanum and A. tigrinum) of mountain lakes of Mexico and the western U.S. that ordinarily live and breed in the larval form without metamorphosing
Origin and Etymology of axolotl
First Known Use: circa 1768See Words from the same year
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