any of various small salamanders (family Salamandridae) that can live both on land and in water
Origin of newtMiddle English neute ; from (a)n eute ; from Old English efeta, eft
Any of several small, often brightly colored, aquatic or semiaquatic salamanders of the family Salamandridae of North America and Eurasia that typically breed in water but spend part of their lives on land.
Origin of newtMiddle English neute, from a neute, alteration of an eute, variant of evete, from Old English efete.
in red eft stage