In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de Norteamérica) salamandra feminine
- The Science Center of Connecticut in West Hartford loaned a Bengal tiger, a mud puppy (a type of salamander), a period bird's egg cabinet, again without provenance, and various shells and fossils.
- In his newly renovated laboratory on the second floor of the Lillie Building, Dionne is studying the sense of smell in the mud puppy, a large freshwater salamander.
- If you're not into aquariums, you may not know what mud puppies are.
- I have kept axotyls, Mexican cave salamanders, mud puppies and once a hellbender.
- The families Sirenidae, Necturidae (mud puppy), and Amphiumidae (congo eels) occur only in the southeastern United States.
- In Iowa, what many people call mud puppies are the waterdogs, the larvae of our tiger salamander.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.