salamander

Part of speech: adjective

Salamandrine.

Part of speech: noun

A lizard like animal fabled to live in fire.

Share it on:

Usage examples "salamander":

  1. Fruit puddings are very delicious if, when they are turned out of the basin, the crust is browned with a salamander, or put into a very hot oven for a few minutes to colour it: this makes it crisp on the surface. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  2. He informed me, he left the Matilda in a harbour to the northward, and that the Salamander had killed a forty barrel whale, and lost her by bad weather. - "An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island", John Hunter.
  3. Sprinkle grated breadcrumbs over, brown with a salamander, and serve with brown gravy. - "Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode", Harriet A. de Salis.