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/ (ˈjʊərəʊˌdiːl) /


any amphibian of the order Urodela, having a long body and tail and four short limbs: includes the salamanders and newts


of, relating to, or belonging to the Urodela

Nearby words

urochesia, urochord, urochordate, urochrome, urocystitis, urodele, urodynamics, urodynia, uroedema, uroflavin, urofollitropin

Word Origin for urodele

C19: from French urodèle, from uro- ² + -dèle, from Greek dēlos evident
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Examples from the Web for 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