tiger salamander

noun
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of tiger salamander

: a large widely distributed North American salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum of the family Ambystomatidae) that is variably colored with contrasting blotches, spots, or bars

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1842


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