urodele

noun
uro·​dele | \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēl How to pronounce urodele (audio) \

Definition of urodele

: any of an order (Caudata synonym Urodela) of amphibians (such as newts and salamanders) that have a tail throughout life

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Other Words from urodele

urodele adjective

First Known Use of urodele

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for urodele

French urodèle, ultimately from Greek oura tail + dēlos evident, showing — more at ass

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The first known use of urodele was in 1842

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“Urodele.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urodele. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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