Definition of Tree toad
1. Noun. Arboreal amphibians usually having adhesive disks at the tip of each toe; of southeast Asia and Australia and America.
Generic synonyms: Anuran, Batrachian, Frog, Salientian, Toad, Toad Frog
Group relationships: Family Hylidae, Hylidae
Specialized synonyms: Hyla Crucifer, Spring Peeper, Hyla Regilla, Pacific Tree Toad, Canyon Treefrog, Hyla Arenicolor, Chameleon Tree Frog, Cricket Frog, Chorus Frog, Lowland Burrowing Treefrog, Northern Casque-headed Frog, Pternohyla Fodiens
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Toad
Literary usage of Tree toad
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1846 Ye katydids and whip-poor-wills, come listen to me now ; I am a jolly tree-toad, upon a chestnut bough ; I chirp because I know that the night was made ..."
2. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"tree toad, HYLA ARBOREA. A European species. delicate shade of coral pink. Another interesting frog was presented to the Society by Mr. William T. Davis. ..."
3. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"... OR TREE-TOAD Teacher's Story "Ere yet the earliest warbler wakes, of canting spring to fell. From every marsh a chorus breaks, a choir invisible, ..."
4. Poetry of America: Selections from One Hundred American Poets from 1776 to 1876 by William James Linton (1878)
"THE tree toad. I AM a jolly tree toad, upon a chestnut tree ; I chirp, because I know that the night was made for me ; The young bat flies above me, ..."
5. Notes on North America, Agricultural, Economical, and Social by James Finlay Weir Johnston (1851)
"Tree- toad.— Fairhaven; its oyster-trade.—Two species of American oysters of large size.—Consumption of oysters in Massachusetts.—Railway to Albany up the ..."