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  1. any amphibian of the order Urodela, having a long body and tail and four short limbs: includes the salamanders and newts
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  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Urodela
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Word Origin for urodele

C19: from French urodèle, from uro- ² + -dèle, from Greek dēlos evident
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Historical Examples of urodele

  • Association of the urodele stem with this group does not seem to have been proposed hitherto.

    The Ancestry of Modern Amphibia: A Review of the Evidence

    Theodore H. Eaton