toad frog

toad frog
any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
Syn: ↑frog, ↑toad, ↑anuran, ↑batrachian, ↑salientian
Derivationally related forms: ↑batrachian (for: ↑batrachian), ↑anuran (for: ↑anuran), ↑frog (for: ↑frog)
Hypernyms: ↑amphibian

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