Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun salamander

3 senses of salamander

Sense 1
salamander -- (any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed)
       => amphibian -- (cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form)

Sense 2
salamander -- (reptilian creature supposed to live in fire)
       => mythical monster, mythical creature -- (a monster renowned in folklore and myth)

Sense 3
poker, stove poker, fire hook, salamander -- (fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire)
       => fire iron -- (metal fireside implements)

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