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Urodella

Definition:

an animal order including salamanders, newts, and congo snakes

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Urodella*
(* Urodella may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Caudata [order] | Urodela [order]

Etymology:

New Latin, from Ancient Greek οὐρά (oura, "tail") + δῆλος (delos, "conspicuous")
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Salamander | Salamanders | Caudata | Urodela

any of approximately 550 extant species of amphibians within the order Caudata. They are typically characterized by a superficially lizard-like appearance, with slender bodies, short noses, and long tails. All known fossil salamanders and all extinct ... (36 of 2547 words, 8 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Salamander

Caudata (disambiguation)

a Latin adjective for something having a tail, may refer to: Caudata, the salamanders, an order in zoology | A. caudata (disambiguation) | S. caudata | Caudatus | Caudatum (25 of 84 words, 5 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Caudata (disambiguation)

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Caudata [amphibian order] | Urodela [synonym] | Salamandra salamandra [species] | Salamandra atra [species]

one of the major extant orders of the class Amphibia. It includes salamanders and newts. The relatively small and inconspicuous salamanders are ... (22 of 1451 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/100353​/Caudata

Oxford Dictionary:

Urodela [zoology] | Caudata [synonym]

an order of amphibians that comprises the newts and salamanders, which retain the tail as adults (16 of 45 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Urodela

Caudata

Syllabification: (Cau·da·ta) [zoology] | another term for "Urodela". (7 of 31 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Caudata

Wiktionary:

Caudata | Urodela [synonym]

A taxonomic order within the subclass Lissamphibia -- the salamanders. (9 of 12 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Caudata

Random House Dictionary:

Amphibia

the class comprising the amphibians. (5 of 10 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/amphibia

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

Urodela

Origin: New Latin, from Ancient Greek οὐρά (oura, "tail") + δῆλος (delos, "conspicuous")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Urodela

Oxford Dictionary:

Urodela

Origin: modern Latin (plural), from "uro-2" "tail" + Greek dēlos "evident"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Urodela

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Urodella

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Urodella"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Urodella"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Urodella

Urodela

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Urodela"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Urodela"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Urodela

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