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dusky salamander


Definitions from WordNet

Noun dusky salamander has 1 sense
  1. dusky salamander - common North American salamander mottled with dull brown or grayish-black
    --1 is a kind of
    --1 is a member of Desmograthus, genus Desmograthus

Definitions from the Web

Dusky Salamander


A dusky salamander is a type of salamander belonging to the family Plethodontidae.


1. A small amphibian:

The dusky salamander is a species of salamander found in North America.

Example sentence: I spotted a dusky salamander near the creek.


1. Dark or dim:

The dusky salamander has a dusky colored skin.

Example sentence: The dusky salamander blended with the rocks due to its dusky hue.

Popular Usage

1. Pet amphibian:

The dusky salamander is a popular choice as a pet among amphibian enthusiasts.

Example sentence: I bought a terrarium to keep my dusky salamander as a pet.

Local Usage

1. Traditional medicine:

In the local folklore, the dusky salamander is believed to possess healing properties.

Example sentence: The villagers used the dusky salamander in their traditional medicine.

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