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Definition 1: small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for triton in the sense of this definition

(triton is a kind of ...) any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed

(... is a kind of triton ) small semiaquatic salamander

(... is a kind of triton ) red terrestrial form of a common North American newt

(... is a kind of triton ) any of several rough-skinned newts found in western North America

(... is a kind of triton ) a newt in its terrestrial stage of development

(... is a member of triton) salamanders

Definition 2: tropical marine gastropods having beautifully colored spiral shells - [noun denoting animal]

(triton is a kind of ...) any of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell: whelks; tritons; moon shells; neritids

(... is a member of triton) tritons

Definition 3: the largest moon of Neptune - [noun denoting object]

(triton is an instance of ...) any natural satellite of a planet

"Jupiter has sixteen moons"

Definition 4: (Greek mythology) a sea god; son of Poseidon - [noun denoting person]

(triton is an instance of ...) a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

(triton belongs to category ...) the mythology of the ancient Greeks

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