Definition of palmate newt in English:

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palmate newt

noun

A small, olive-brown, smooth-skinned newt native to western Europe, with partially webbed feet.
  • Triturus helveticus, family Salamandridae.
Example sentences
  • It is impossible to distinguish the eggs of the Palmate Newt from those of the Smooth Newt in the field.
  • The Palmate Newt is Britain’s other small brown newt.

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Syllabification: pal·mate newt

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