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axolotl

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Noun
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ax=o=lotl

CIDE DICTIONARY

axolotln. [The native name.].
     An amphibian of the salamander tribe found in the elevated lakes of Mexico; the siredon.  [1913 Webster]
    " When it breeds in captivity the young develop into true salamanders of the genus Amblystoma. This also occurs naturally under favorable conditions, in its native localities; although it commonly lives and breeds in a larval state, with persistent external gills. See Siredon."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

axolotl, n. an aquatic newtlike salamander, Ambystoma mexicanum, from Mexico, which in natural conditions retains its larval form for life but is able to breed.

Etymology
Nahuatl f. atl water + xolotl servant

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