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.


Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Toad

tree rat
tree rats
tree ring
tree sap
tree shrew
tree sloth
tree sparrow
tree squirrel
tree stand
tree stands
tree stump
tree surgeon
tree surgery
tree swallow
tree swift
tree toad (current term)
tree tobacco
tree tomato
tree traversal
tree traversals
tree trunk
tree trunks
tree wallaby
treebank
treebanks
treebark
treebeard
treebound
treechange
treechanges

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 ..."

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