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newt British & World English

A small slender-bodied amphibian with lungs and a well-developed tail, typically spending its adult life on land and returning to water to breed

smooth newt British & World English

A small yellowish-brown smooth-skinned newt that is widely distributed throughout Europe and western Asia

warty newt British & World English

Another term for crested newt.

crested newt British & World English

A large Eurasian newt, the male of which has a tall crest along the back and tail during the breeding season

Gingrich, Newt British & World English

(1943-) US politician; full name Newton Leroy Gingrich. A representative to Congress from Georgia 1979–99, he served as Speaker of the House from 1995 until his resignation in 1998. A conservative, he was noted for his “Contract with America,” which outlined Republican goals for the first 100 days of the Congress of 1995

palmate newt British & World English

A small olive-brown smooth-skinned newt native to western Europe, with partially webbed feet

great crested newt in crested newt British & World English

A large Eurasian newt, the male of which has a tall crest along the back and tail during the breeding season