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]

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Protonopsis horrida — 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

  • water dog — 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

  • Schlammteufel — (Hellbender, Cryptobranchus [Menopoma] alleghaniensis Harlan.), Amphibie aus der Ordnung der Schwanzlurche und der Familie der Rie enmolche (Menopomidae), 50–55 cm lang, mit großem. sehr glattem Kopf, sehr fleischigem Leib, kräftigem, seitlich… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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