salamander has definitions from the fields of zoology,folklore
[ noun ] (zoology) any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed

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(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

Done in the modern style of a `` confession '' , Fink tells in exquisite detail how he came to know , and , more important , love his mother 's pet salamander , Alicia .

[ noun ] (folklore) reptilian creature supposed to live in fire

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[ noun ] fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire

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fire_iron poke