menobranch
menobranch men"o*branch, Menobranchus Men`o*bran"chus, n. [NL. menobranchus, fr. Gr. ? to remain + ? a gill.] (Zo["o]l.) A large aquatic American salamander of the genus {Necturus}, having permanent external gills. [1913 Webster]

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  • Menobranchus — menobranch men o*branch, Menobranchus Men o*bran chus, n. [NL. menobranchus, fr. Gr. ? to remain + ? a gill.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large aquatic American salamander of the genus {Necturus}, having permanent external gills. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pro|te|us — «PROH tee uhs, tyoos», noun. 1. Greek Mythology. a sea god who could assume many different forms. 2. any person or thing capable of taking on various aspects or characters. pro|te|us «PROH tee uhs, tyoos», noun. 1. a blind salamander living in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pro|te|us — «PROH tee uhs, tyoos», noun. 1. Greek Mythology. a sea god who could assume many different forms. 2. any person or thing capable of taking on various aspects or characters. pro|te|us «PROH tee uhs, tyoos», noun. 1. a blind salamander living in… …   Useful english dictionary

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