Menopoma
Menopoma Men`o*po"ma, Menopome Men"o*pome, n. [NL. menopoma, fr. Gr. ? to remain + ? lid.] (Zo["o]l.) The hellbender. [1913 Webster]

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  • Menopōma — Menopōma, so v.w. Riesensalamander …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Menopoma Alleghaniensis — Hellbender Hell bend er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large North American aquatic salamander ({Protonopsis horrida} or {Menopoma Alleghaniensis}). It is very voracious and very tenacious of life. Also called {alligator}, and {water dog}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Menopome — Menopoma Men o*po ma, Menopome Men o*pome, n. [NL. menopoma, fr. Gr. ? to remain + ? lid.] (Zo[ o]l.) The hellbender. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ménopome — Cryptobranchus alleganiensis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ménopome — ⇒MÉNOPOME, subst. masc. ZOOL. Amphibien ovipare de la famille des Cryptobranchidés (groupe de batraciens comprenant des salamandres géantes), ressemblant à la salamandre et vivant en Amérique du Nord ou en Extrême Orient. Ces arcs demeurent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • alligator — Hellbender Hell bend er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large North American aquatic salamander ({Protonopsis horrida} or {Menopoma Alleghaniensis}). It is very voracious and very tenacious of life. Also called {alligator}, and {water dog}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Derotrema — Derotremata Der o*tre ma*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. de ros skin + ?, ?, hole.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tribe of aquatic Amphibia which includes Amphiuma, Menopoma, etc. They have permanent gill openings, but no external gills; called also {Cryptobranchiata} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Derotremata — Der o*tre ma*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. de ros skin + ?, ?, hole.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tribe of aquatic Amphibia which includes Amphiuma, Menopoma, etc. They have permanent gill openings, but no external gills; called also {Cryptobranchiata}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellbender — Hell bend er, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large North American aquatic salamander ({Protonopsis horrida} or {Menopoma Alleghaniensis}). It is very voracious and very tenacious of life. Also called {alligator}, and {water dog}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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