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Definition of Salamander

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(Zoology) tailed amphibian from the order Caudata found in warm temperate climates (resembles a small lizard)
Salamander Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The pouched gopher (Geomys tuza) of the Southern United States.
Solidified material in a furnace hearth.
Any one of numerous species of Urodela, belonging to Salamandra, Amblystoma, Plethodon, and various allied genera, especially those that are more or less terrestrial in their habits.
A large poker.
A culinary utensil of metal with a plate or disk which is heated, and held over pastry, etc., to brown it.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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 slender salamander 
 tiger salamander 
 western red-backed salamander 
 worm salamander 
 lungless salamander 
 limestone salamander 
 giant salamander 
 web-toed salamander 
 olympic salamander 
The Devil's Dictionary
Salamander, (n.)

Originally a reptile inhabiting fire; later, an anthropomorphous immortal, but still a pyrophile. Salamanders are now believed to be extinct, the last one of which we have an account having been seen in Carcassonne by the Abbe Belloc, who exorcised it with a bucket of holy water.
The Devil's Dictionary, by Ambrose Bierce, 1911 (About)
WordNet 2.0

1. any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
(hypernym) amphibian
(hyponym) European fire salamander, Salamandra salamandra
2. reptilian creature supposed to live in fire
(hypernym) mythical monster, mythical creature
3. fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire
(synonym) poker, stove poker, fire hook
(hypernym) fire iron
Salamander Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
International Relations and Security Acronyms
French code name for air component of Operation DAGUET (Gulf War)
Salamander Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Ambystoma Tigrinum
The unique ability of the larval tiger salamander, a.k.a. "waterdog", to transform into an adult (metamorphosis) has kept this amphibian popular for many years. The more plants and secluded areas within terrariums the better. Salamanders have sensitive skin and generally would rather not be handled. If handling is desired, it is important to wash hands before and after handling.
Adult length is up to 4".
Have the new terrarium completely set up before bringing your new friend home. Additionally, make sure your new family member is allowed enough time to adjust to its new home before any attempt to handle it. Feeding Waterdogs do well on a diet consisting of a variety of vitamin/calcium dusted insects such as small crickets bloodworms, ghost shrimp, and small subterranean worms such as red wigglers. Adult salamanders should be fed 3-4 times per week. Juveniles can be fed daily.
Successful permanent maintenance requires at least a 10 gallon aquarium. A secure screen lid is essential for proper air exchange. The enclosure for juveniles ("waterdog" stage) must allow for a swimming area. This can be accomplished by using gravel as a substrate and sloping it to form a "beach" area. It is also recommended that a small powerhead water filter is used to keep the water clean. As adults, the enclosure must at least include a sloped large water bowl for soaking. Live plants can be used in newt enclosures to maintain humidity levels and create a natural atmosphere. Misting the habitat once or twice daily will help maintain proper humidity levels. Ideal temperature for these larval salamanders should range between 68 and 75 degrees. The humidity for newts should be kept at or near 80 percent. Most reptiles and some amphibians require ultraviolet lighting to maintain good health. Although nocturnal (mainly active at night) amphibians don't require ultraviolet lighting, if it is part of the habitat design, it is recommended for 12 hours per day. The use of a timer will assist in maintaining an accurate schedule of light periods. For salamander terrariums, 2" to 3" of gravel is recommended. Tiger salamanders love to burrow in moss. Several hiding areas with accompanying moss "burrows" are necessary
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Salamander Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Salamanders are a group of amphibians typically characterized by a lizard-like appearance, with slender bodies, blunt snouts, short limbs projecting at right angles to the body, and the presence of a tail in both larvae and adults. All present-day salamander families are grouped together under the scientific name Urodela. Salamander diversity is most abundant in the Northern Hemisphere and most species are found in the Holarctic ecozone, with some species present in the Neotropical zone.

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Salamander Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary Of Cooking And Food Terms
A small broiler used to brown or gratin foods.
Salamander Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Salamander The name given by the medieval fire-philosophers to the nature spirits of fire, the fire elementals. The Greek salamandra meant a lizard-like animal believed to have power over and hence to extinguish fire -- or to produce it. Marco Polo wrote that the salamander is not a beast but a substance found in the earth, corresponding from his description to asbestos.
An "entity" or "elemental" that is said to dwell in the plane of Fire or is associated with the Fire element.
Book of Shadows
The traditional term for a Fire Elemental.