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amphiuma


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amphiuma  \Am`phi*u"ma\  ([a^]m`f[i^]*[=u]"m[.a]),  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  amphibians,  inhabiting  the  Southern  United  States, 
  having  a  serpentlike  form  but  with  four  minute  limbs  and  two 
  persistent  gill  openings;  the  Congo  snake. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amphiuma 
  n  :  aquatic  eel-shaped  salamander  having  two  pairs  of  very  small 
  feet;  of  still  muddy  waters  in  the  southern  United  States 
  [syn:  {congo  snake},  {congo  eel},  {blind  eel}] 




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