robber frog

robber frog
noun
1. of southwest United States and Mexico; call is like a dog's bark
Hypernyms: ↑frog, ↑toad, ↑toad frog, ↑anuran, ↑batrachian, ↑salientian
Member Holonyms: ↑Hylactophryne, ↑genus Hylactophryne
2. small terrestrial frog of tropical America
Hypernyms: ↑frog, ↑toad, ↑toad frog, ↑anuran, ↑batrachian, ↑salientian
Member Holonyms: ↑Eleutherodactylus, ↑genus Eleutherodactylus

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noun
: any of several frogs of the genus Eleutherodactylus with a call like the bark of a dog that are chiefly native to Central America though one species extends into extreme southern Texas

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any of numerous small frogs of the genera Eleutherodactylus and Hylactophryne, living chiefly in the American tropics.

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robber frog,
a large frog of Texas found among the rocks on riverbanks. It has a cry like the bark of a dog.

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