Origin of salamander
Related formssal·a·man·der·like, adjectivesal·a·man·drine [sal-uh-man-drin] /ˌsæl əˈmæn drɪn/, adjectivesal·a·man·droid, adjective
Examples from the Web for salamander
It was on this occasion that Swift lampooned the lieutenant-general in his Ode to a Salamander.
Sprinkle grated breadcrumbs over, brown with a salamander, and serve with brown gravy.Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode|Harriet A. de Salis
The salamander, indeed, is in many ways better than the toad as an example of the class.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
I suspected the enchanting Jahel to have been sent by the cabalist to play the part of a Salamander with me.The Queen Pedauque|Anatole France
A particular toast, called a Salamander, accorded to some guest as a special distinction, is drunk with exceptional solemnity.Three Men on the Bummel|Jerome K. Jerome