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axolotl (n.)

genus of Mexican salamanders, 1786, from Spanish, from Nahuatl, literally "servant of water," from atl "water" + xolotl "slippery or wrinkled one, servant, slave" [see Frances Karttunen, "An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl"].

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Definitions of axolotl

axolotl (n.)
larval salamander of mountain lakes of Mexico that usually lives without metamorphosing;
Synonyms: mud puppy / Ambystoma mexicanum
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