Definition of Toad frog
1. Noun. Any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian
Specialized synonyms: Ranid, True Frog, Leptodactylid, Leptodactylid Frog, Robber Frog, Barking Frog, Hylactophryne Augusti, Robber Frog, Crapaud, Leptodactylus Pentadactylus, South American Bullfrog, Tree Frog, Tree-frog, Ascaphus Trui, Bell Toad, Ribbed Toad, Tailed Frog, Tailed Toad, Liopelma Hamiltoni, True Toad, Alytes Obstetricans, Midwife Toad, Obstetrical Toad, Alytes Cisternasi, Midwife Toad, Bombina Bombina, Fire-bellied Toad, Spadefoot, Spadefoot Toad, Tree Frog, Tree Toad, Tree-frog, Gastrophryne Olivacea, Western Narrow-mouthed Toad, Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad, Gastrophryne Carolinensis, Sheep Frog, Tongueless Frog, South American Poison Toad
Derivative terms: Anuran, Batrachian, Frog
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Literary usage of Toad frog
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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Dimin. with suffix -ok or -ock (as in hill-ock, bull-ock), from ME paride, a toad, frog ; in Wyclif, Exod. viii. 9 (later version), one MS. has the pi. ..."
2. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1867)
"Size, shape, and the cone-bead will not always serve us, for while the rods much exceed the cones in the toad, frog, triton, and salamander, ..."
3. Bulletin by Seventh-Day Adventists General Conference. Dept. of Education (1912)
"I have heard children, and grown persons, too, say, " O, there is a toad frog! " Now, really, it could not be both a toad and a frog. ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... accompanying the article TOAD. FROG. See HORSE; HORSE-SHOEING. FROG, RAILWAY. Л built-up or cast framework of metal placed in railway tracks at ..."