Definition of giant salamander in English:

giant salamander

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  • A very large salamander that is native to North America and eastern Asia, in particular:
    • a permanently aquatic salamander (three species in the family Cryptobranchidae), e.g. the American hellbender.a terrestrial salamander (three species in the family Dicamptodontidae), of western North America.
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    • The closest relative of the Japanese and Chinese giant salamanders is the hellbender of the eastern U.S.
    • The earliest ones looked like giant salamanders, measuring about four feet long, Hedges said.
    • You can even see deer, giant salamanders and goats, if lucky.

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