- the genus Amphiuma of aquatic salamanders.
- A genus of amphibians, inhabiting the south US, having a serpentlike type, however with four minute limbs and two persistent gill spaces; the Congo serpent.
- A genus of tailed amphibians with both gills and lungs, and therefore capable of breathing in both air and water, typical of the family Amphiumidæ.
- aquatic eel-shaped salamander having two sets of really small foot; of nevertheless muddy waters in the south United States
Sentence for "amphiuma"
Hypernym for "amphiuma"