Meaning of “newt” in the English Dictionary

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"newt" in British English

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newtnoun [ C ]

uk /njuːt/ us /nuːt/

a small animal that has a long, thin body and tail and short legs, and lives both on land and in water

(Definition of “newt” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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newtnoun [ C ]

us /nut/

a small animal with a long body and tail, short, weak legs, and cold, wet skin; a type of salamander

(Definition of “newt” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)