salamander Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"salamander" in British English

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salamandernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsæl.ə.mæn.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
a ​smallanimal that ​looks like a lizard but has ​softskin and ​lives both on ​land and in ​water
(Definition of salamander from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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salamandernoun [C]

 us   /ˈsæl·əˌmæn·dər/
a ​small amphibian (= ​animal that ​lives in ​water and on ​land) that has a ​long, ​narrowbody, four ​shortlegs, a ​longtail, and ​soft, ​wetskin
(Definition of salamander from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “salamander”
in Spanish Salamandra…
in Vietnamese con kỳ giông…
in Malaysian salamander…
in Thai ตัวซาลาแมนเดอร์…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蝾螈…
in Indonesian salamander…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蠑螈…
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