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salamander

(săl′ə-măn′dər)
n.
1. Any of various small, tailed amphibians of the order Caudata, having porous scaleless skin and usually two pairs of limbs of equal size, found chiefly in northern temperate regions.
2. A portable stove used to heat or dry buildings under construction.

sal′a·man′drine (-drĭn) adj.
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