waterdog

or wa·ter dog

[waw-ter-dawg, -dog, wot-er-]

noun

any of several large salamanders, as a mudpuppy or hellbender.

Nearby words

  1. watercolor,
  2. watercolour,
  3. watercourse,
  4. watercraft,
  5. watercress,
  6. watered,
  7. watered stock,
  8. watered-down,
  9. wateree,
  10. waterfall

Origin of waterdog

First recorded in 1855–60; water + dog

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