Origin of salamander
synonym study for salamander
OTHER WORDS FROM salamandersal·a·man·der·like, adjectivesal·a·man·drine [sal-uh-man-drin], /ˌsæl əˈmæn drɪn/, adjectivesal·a·man·droid, adjective
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The term “gerrymander” dates to 1812, when a Massachusetts district drawn to the advantage of Governor Elbridge Gerry was so strangely shaped that it was likened to a salamander.Mathematicians are deploying algorithms to stop gerrymandering|Siobhan Roberts|August 12, 2021|MIT Technology Review
You’d certainly expect moisture-loving salamanders to be doomed in a warming world.
There are other, more bizarre tricks that salamanders use to avoid drying out.
Worst-case models for the region projected a “near-complete loss” of the entire group of salamanders they studied, known as plethodontids.
Yet in recent years, the slippery salamander has proven remarkably resilient to heat, drought, and perhaps even wildfires, owing to a number of unique adaptations.
The woman reminds one of a red lizard—a salamander—her “svelte” body seemingly boneless in its gown of clinging scales.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Sprinkle grated breadcrumbs over, brown with a salamander, and serve with brown gravy.Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode|Harriet A. de Salis
Any lizard attracted by my hoecake would have to be a salamander—that fire-proof creature that is supposed to live in flames.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
Cutts made his attack on Blenheim with all the fury which earned for him the nickname of the Salamander.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
This yellow man did no mopping; his skin had the gloss of a salamander's, and his eyes were like dusky jewels.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell