tailed frog

tailed frog
noun
western North American frog with a taillike copulatory organ
Hypernyms: ↑frog, ↑toad, ↑toad frog, ↑anuran, ↑batrachian, ↑salientian
Member Holonyms: ↑Ascaphus, ↑genus Ascaphus

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a frog, Ascaphus truei, of the northwestern U.S. and adjacent Canada, the male of which has its cloaca modified into a taillike copulatory organ. Also called bell toad, ribbed toad, tailed toad.

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