[noot, nyoot] /nut, nyut/
any of several brilliantly colored salamanders of the family Salamandridae, especially those of the genera Triturus and Notophthalmus, of North America, Europe, and northern Asia.
any of various other small salamanders.
any of various small semiaquatic urodele amphibians, such as Triturus vulgaris (common newt) of Europe, having a long slender body and tail and short feeble legs
(mainly Brit) any other urodele amphibian, including the salamanders
early 15c., misdivision of an ewte (see N for other examples), from Middle English evete (see eft).
An uninteresting person; also, a stupid person: Be practical, you newt
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1. New Testament. abbreviation 1. New Testament New Testament
noun 1. the collection of the books of the Bible that were produced by the early Christian church, comprising the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Epistles, and the Revelation of St. John the Divine. 2. the covenant between God and humans in which the dispensation of grace is revealed through Jesus Christ. noun 1. […]
noun 1. a movement away from orthodox or fundamentalist theological thought, originating in the late 19th century and aimed at reconciling modern concepts and discoveries in science and philosophy with theology.