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A large Eurasian newt, the male of which has a tall crest along the back and tail during the breeding season.Also called warty newt
- ‘They hope to do project work with local schools on animals, birds and conservation, and one idea is to establish a colony of rare smooth and crested newts.’
- ‘Great crested newts are Britain's biggest newt and they can grow to 17 cm.’
- ‘A conservation area could soon be turned into a thriving habitat for the endangered great crested newt.’
- ‘An additional survey is also to be carried out on the land to ensure the protection of some great crested newts, which live in the area.’
- ‘He said that the only other creatures to have similar levels of protection in the country were great crested newts and bats.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.