menopoma alleghaniensis


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hellbender \Hell"bend`er\, n. (Zool.)
   A large North American aquatic salamander ({Protonopsis
   horrida} or Menopoma Alleghaniensis). It is very voracious
   and very tenacious of life. Also called alligator, and
   water dog.
   [1913 Webster]
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