Definition of palmate newt in US English:

palmate newt


  • A small olive-brown smooth-skinned newt native to western Europe, with partially webbed feet.

    Triturus helveticus, family Salamandridae

    • ‘It is impossible to distinguish the eggs of the Palmate Newt from those of the Smooth Newt in the field.’
    • ‘The Palmate Newt is Britain’s other small brown newt.’