amphiuma

[am-fee-yoo-muh]
noun
  1. an aquatic, eellike salamander of the genus Amphiuma, of the southeastern U.S., having two pairs of very small feet.

Origin of amphiuma

< New Latin Amphiuma name of the genus, probably irregular formation. See amphi-, pneuma
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