1. [ noun ] (zoology) any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
Related terms: amphibian alpine_salamander giant_salamander newt ambystomid lungless_salamander western_red-backed_salamander olm mud_puppy dicamptodon Pacific_giant_salamander olympic_salamander eastern_red-backed_salamander hellbender spotted_salamander dusky_salamander climbing_salamander slender_salamander web-toed_salamander amphiuma siren European_fire_salamander
2. [ noun ] (folklore) reptilian creature supposed to live in fire
Related terms: mythical_monster
3. [ noun ] fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
Synonyms: stove_poker fire_hook poker
Related terms: fire_iron poke
Similar spelling:   Salamandra