axolotl

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noun ax·o·lotl \ˈak-sə-ˌlä-təl\

Definition of axolotl

  1. :  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

Nahuatl āxōlōtl


First Known Use: circa 1768


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