Definition of Mud puppy

1. Noun. Aquatic North American salamander with red feathery external gills.

Exact synonyms: Necturus Maculosus
Generic synonyms: Salamander
Group relationships: Genus Necturus, Necturus



2. Noun. Large salamander of North American rivers and streams.
Exact synonyms: Cryptobranchus Alleganiensis, Hellbender
Generic synonyms: Salamander
Group relationships: Cryptobranchus, Genus Cryptobranchus

3. Noun. Larval salamander of mountain lakes of Mexico that usually lives without metamorphosing.
Exact synonyms: Ambystoma Mexicanum, Axolotl
Generic synonyms: Ambystomid, Ambystomid Salamander

Definition of Mud puppy

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of mudpuppy) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mud Puppy

mud dauber
mud digger
mud fever
mud fight
mud flap
mud flaps
mud flat
mud flats
mud hen
mud midget
mud monkey
mud pie
mud pies
mud plantain
mud puddle
mud puppy (current term)
mud room
mud rooms
mud sedge
mud sedges
mud slab
mud stain
mud therapy
mud turtle
mud volcano
mud volcanoes
mud volcanos
mud water
mud wrestler
mud wrestlers

Literary usage of Mud puppy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"mud puppy, NECTURUS MACULATUS. A permanently aquatic species. ably been living. Though plump, and apparently well nourished, it had met with a peculiar ..."

2. The Steward's Handbook and Guide to Party Catering by Jessup Whitehead (1903)
"MUD-PUPPY-"Another delicacy is the mud- puppy, which comes from Ohio. It is a lower form of lizard than the hell-bender. It is a foot long, ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Mud-puppy. A kind of salamander. 1897 The mud-puppy is a repulsive-looking water-lizard.— ' Outing,' xxx. 439. ..."

4. Zoology for High Schools and Colleges by Alpheus Spring Packard (1886)
"... it has three toes in the fore-feet and two in the hinder pair. Our American Protean is four-toed on all the feet. The mud-puppy or ..."

5. Zoology by Alpheus Spring Packard (1883)
"... (Proteus; Necturus, mud-puppy).— These Amphibians are flat-bodied, with bushy thick gills, of a beautiful deep red beneath, with gill-openings, ..."

6. Zoology for Students and General Readers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1879)
"The Proteus as well as the mud-puppy lay eggs. Order 3. Urodela.—The tailed Batrachians or Salamanders have no persistent gills, these organs being larval ..."

7. Zoology for High Schools and Colleges by Alpheus Spring Packard (1881)
"It inhabits the Mississippi Valley, extending eastward into the lakes of Central New York. The Proteus as well as the mud-puppy lay eggs. Order 3. ..."

8. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"mud puppy, NECTURUS MACULATUS. A permanently aquatic species. ably been living. Though plump, and apparently well nourished, it had met with a peculiar ..."

9. The Steward's Handbook and Guide to Party Catering by Jessup Whitehead (1903)
"MUD-PUPPY-"Another delicacy is the mud- puppy, which comes from Ohio. It is a lower form of lizard than the hell-bender. It is a foot long, ..."

10. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Mud-puppy. A kind of salamander. 1897 The mud-puppy is a repulsive-looking water-lizard.— ' Outing,' xxx. 439. ..."

11. Zoology for High Schools and Colleges by Alpheus Spring Packard (1886)
"... it has three toes in the fore-feet and two in the hinder pair. Our American Protean is four-toed on all the feet. The mud-puppy or ..."

12. Zoology by Alpheus Spring Packard (1883)
"... it has three toes in the fore-feet and two in the hinder pair. Our American Protean is four-toed on all the feet. The mud-puppy or ..."

13. Zoology for Students and General Readers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1879)
"The Proteus as well as the mud-puppy lay eggs. Order 3. Urodela.—The tailed Batrachians or Salamanders have no persistent gills, these organs being larval ..."

14. Zoology for High Schools and Colleges by Alpheus Spring Packard (1881)
"It inhabits the Mississippi Valley, extending eastward into the lakes of Central New York. The Proteus as well as the mud-puppy lay eggs. Order 3. ..."

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