Definition of palmate newt in English:

palmate newt

Syllabification: pal·mate newt

noun

  • A small, olive-brown, smooth-skinned newt native to western Europe, with partially webbed feet.
    • Triturus helveticus, family Salamandridae
    More 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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