Siredon
Siredon Si*re"don, n. [NL., from Gr. ??? a siren.] (Zo["o]l.) The larval form of any salamander while it still has external gills; especially, one of those which, like the axolotl ({Amblystoma Mexicanum}), sometimes lay eggs while in this larval state, but which under more favorable conditions lose their gills and become normal salamanders. See also {Axolotl}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sirēdon — (S. Wagl.), Amphibiengattung aus der Ordnung der Nackthäuter u. der Familie der Fischeidechsen (Ichthyodea), mit kurzem gedrungenem Körper, vierzehigen Vorder , fünfzehigen Hinterfüßen u. einer Hautfalte vor den drei Kiemenbüscheln, zwischen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Siredon — Siredon, s. Axolotl …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Siredon — Sirēdon, s. Axolotl …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • siredon — si·re·don …   English syllables

  • siredon — sīˈrēˌdän, ēdən noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Greek seirēdōn siren in some classifications : a genus of salamanders comprising members of the genus Ambystoma that normally continue as axolotls throughout life …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amblystoma Mexicanum — Siredon Si*re don, n. [NL., from Gr. ??? a siren.] (Zo[ o]l.) The larval form of any salamander while it still has external gills; especially, one of those which, like the axolotl ({Amblystoma Mexicanum}), sometimes lay eggs while in this larval… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Аксолотль — (Siredon pisciformis) животное из отдела амфибий голых гадов (см. Амфибии) …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Axolotl — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Axolotl (homonymie). Axolotl …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Axolotl — Ax o*lotl, n. [The native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) An amphibian of the salamander tribe found in the elevated lakes of Mexico; the siredon. [1913 Webster] Note: When it breeds in captivity the young develop into true salamanders of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mountain Stream Salamander — Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification K …   Wikipedia

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