type genus of the Plethodontidae
Syn: ↑genus Plethodon
Hypernyms: ↑amphibian genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Plethodontidae, ↑family Plethodontidae

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\\ˈplethəˌdän\ noun
Etymology: New Latin pleth- (from Greek plēthos mass, magnitude, from plēthein to be full) + -odon
1. capitalized : the type genus of Plethodontidae comprising New World terrestrial salamanders that lay large yolk-filled eggs and do not pass through an aquatic larval period — see red-backed salamander
2. -s : a salamander of the genus Plethodon

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