Meaning of blind salamander

blind' sal'amander

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  1. any of several North American salamanders, esp. of the genera Typhlotriton, Typhlomolge, and Haideotriton, that inhabit underground streams or deep wells and have undeveloped eyes and scant pigmentation.
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