What is another word for Newts?

Pronunciation: [njˈuːts] (IPA)

Newts are small, semi-aquatic salamanders that are often found in streams and ponds. These creatures are often called by a variety of other names, including tritons, water dogs, and efts. Other synonyms for newts include mudpuppies, gillbacks, and wampum. Some people also refer to newts as lizards, although this term is technically incorrect as newts are not true lizards. Other terms that are sometimes used to describe newts include crocodile newts, spiny newts, and fire-bellied newts, all of which refer to specific species of newts with distinctive physical characteristics or behaviors.

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Usage examples for Newts

Most frogs, toads, and Newts come out of the egg as tadpoles, furnished with gills and so breathing in water.
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer"
John Gerard
These are now bordered by aquatic grasses, and from their depths every now and then the Newts come up to the surface.
"Wild Life in a Southern County"
Richard Jefferies
Newts seem to prefer stagnant or nearly stagnant ponds, and are rarely seen in running water.
"Wild Life in a Southern County"
Richard Jefferies

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