Lophinus punctatus
Newt Newt, n. [OE. ewt, evete, AS. efete, with n prefixed, an ewt being understood as a newt. Cf. {Eft}.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small aquatic salamanders. The common British species are the crested newt ({Triton cristatus}) and the smooth newt ({Lophinus punctatus}). In America, {Diemictylus viridescens} is one of the most abundant species. [1913 Webster]

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  • Diemictylus viridescens — Newt Newt, n. [OE. ewt, evete, AS. efete, with n prefixed, an ewt being understood as a newt. Cf. {Eft}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small aquatic salamanders. The common British species are the crested newt ({Triton cristatus}) and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Newt — Newt, n. [OE. ewt, evete, AS. efete, with n prefixed, an ewt being understood as a newt. Cf. {Eft}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small aquatic salamanders. The common British species are the crested newt ({Triton cristatus}) and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triton cristatus — Newt Newt, n. [OE. ewt, evete, AS. efete, with n prefixed, an ewt being understood as a newt. Cf. {Eft}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small aquatic salamanders. The common British species are the crested newt ({Triton cristatus}) and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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