Definition of eft in English:
1.1 Zoology The juvenile stage of a newt.
- Eastern newts have three stages of life: the aquatic larva or tadpole, the red eft or terrestrial juvenile stage, and the aquatic adult.
- These newts are born in the water like most newts, then the red eft emerges from the water and lives on land for a season before returning to the water.
- On a recent pond survey at Logan's Meadow a large number of Eft's have been found.
Old English efeta, of unknown origin. Compare with newt.
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