<zoology> An order of aquatic amphibians having prominent external gills and four legs. It includes Proteus and Menobranchus (Necturus).

Synonyms: Proteoidea, and Proteida.

Origin: NL. See Proteus, and -oid.

(01 Mar 1998)

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