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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hellbender  \Hell"bend`er\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  North  American  aquatic  salamander  ({Protonopsis 
  horrida}  or  {Menopoma  Alleghaniensis}).  It  is  very  voracious 
  and  very  tenacious  of  life.  Also  called  {alligator},  and 
  {water  dog}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hellbender 
  n  :  large  salamander  of  North  American  rivers  and  streams  [syn: 
  {mud  puppy},  {Cryptobranchus  alleganiensis}] 




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