Definition of fire salamander in English:

fire salamander

Line breaks: fire sala|man¦der

noun

  • A robust short-tailed nocturnal salamander that has black skin with bright red, orange, and yellow markings, native to upland forests of Europe, NW Africa, and SW Asia.
    • Salamandra salamandra, family Salamandridae
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    • Everyone stopped to form wide circles around several fire salamanders that crossed our path.
    • Fire Salamanders have a scattered and discontinuous range over large areas of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia.
    • The skin of the fire salamander takes in both air and water.

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