Definition of 'newt'
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Example sentences containing 'newt'
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But building was held up while the protected great crested newts were moved. The Sun (2014)This is where the toads and newts came in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two earlier studies had found no evidence of bats or newts, it added. The Sun (2011)And the revamp could also affect a colony of great crested newts which live nearby, say planning officials. The Sun (2011) Great crested newts are common. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are there to make sure that great crested newts don't get in a pickle on the way to their breeding ponds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are in fact smooth, or common, newts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Others go, like the toads and newts, under damp leaves or into holes in the earth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was worth the journey just to see 23 great crested newts crawl out of a grating, smiling and singing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's all very well looking for sites where there's a limited impact on newts and bats and where residents will suffer the least. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'newt'
British English: newt /njuːt/ NOUN
A newt is a small creature that has four legs and a long tail and can live on land and in water.
This wet area also attracts frogs, toads and newts.
- American English: newt
- Arabic: سَمَنْدَلُ الْـمَاءِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: tritão
- Chinese: 蝾螈
- Croatian: daždevnjak
- Czech: mlok
- Danish: salamander
- Dutch: watersalamander
- European Spanish: tritón
- Finnish: vesilisko
- French: triton
- German: Wassermolch
- Greek: τρίτων
- Italian: salamandra
- Japanese: イモリ
- Korean: 영원
- Norwegian: salamander
- Polish: tryton
- European Portuguese: salamandra
- Romanian: triton
- Russian: тритон
- Spanish: tritón
- Swedish: vattenödla
- Thai: สัตว์ประเภทจิ้งจกอาศัยได้ทั้งบนบกและในน้ำ
- Turkish: su keleri
- Ukrainian: тритон
- Vietnamese: con sa giông
Definition of newt from the Collins English Dictionary
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