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mud eel

noun
1.
a salamander, Siren lacertina, having external gills, tiny front legs, and no hind legs, inhabiting shallow waters in the southeastern U.S.
Also called greater siren.
Origin of mud eel
1815-1825
1815-25
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  • Another curious batrachian, the mud eel, is found in Carolina, in marshy situations.

    The Western World W.H.G. Kingston

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