Associations to the word «Salamander»

Pictures for the word «Salamander»


SALAMANDER, noun. A long, slender, chiefly terrestrial amphibian of the order Caudata, resembling a lizard or a newt.
SALAMANDER, noun. (mythology) A creature much like a lizard that is resistant to and lives in fire, hence the elemental being of fire.
SALAMANDER, noun. (cooking) A metal utensil with a flat head which is heated and put over a dish to brown the top.
SALAMANDER, noun. (cooking) A small broiler, used in professional cookery primarily for browning.
SALAMANDER, noun. The pouched gopher, Geomys tuza, of the southern United States.
SALAMANDER, noun. (UK) (obsolete) A large poker.
SALAMANDER, noun. (metallurgy) Solidified material in a furnace hearth.
SALAMANDER, verb. To use a salamander (cooking utensil) in a cooking process.

Dictionary definition

SALAMANDER, noun. Any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed.
SALAMANDER, noun. Reptilian creature supposed to live in fire.
SALAMANDER, noun. Fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire.

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