Definition of Fire-bellied toad

1. Noun. Toad of central and eastern Europe having red or orange patches mixed with black on its underside.

Exact synonyms: Bombina Bombina
Generic synonyms: Anuran, Batrachian, Frog, Salientian, Toad, Toad Frog
Group relationships: Bombina, Genus Bombina



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fire-bellied Toad

fipple pipe
fipples
fipronil
fips
fiqh
fique
fiques
fir
fir-cone
fir-cones
fir clubmoss
fir clubmosses
fir cone
fir tree
fire
fire-bellied toad (current term)
fire-breather
fire-breathers
fire-breathing
fire-bush
fire-eater
fire-eaters
fire-engine
fire-fanged
fire-new
fire-on-the-mountain
fire-proof
fire-raising
fire-resistant

Literary usage of Fire-bellied toad

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1. Science from an Easy Chair by Edwin Ray Lankester (1911)
"There is the beautiful little green tree-frog, and there are the fire-bellied toad, and the obstetric toad (the male of which carries the eggs after they ..."

2. Convergence in Evolution by Arthur Willey (1911)
"... namely, Bombinator the European fire-bellied toad, Pipa the Surinam toad, Alytes the Midwife toad, and Discoglossus, the Painted frog, a circum-Medit- ..."

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