Definition of Cricket frog
1. Noun. Either of two frogs with a clicking call.
Group relationships: Acris, Genus Acris
Specialized synonyms: Acris Crepitans, Northern Cricket Frog, Acris Gryllus, Eastern Cricket Frog
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cricket Frog
Literary usage of Cricket frog
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1. The Frog Book: North American Toads and Frogs, with a Study of the Habits by Mary Cynthia Dickerson (1906)
"The cricket frog remains on the ground throughout the year, preferably along the muddy margins of pools and rivers. It is diurnal in habit. ..."
2. Lake Maxinkuckee: A Physical and Biological Survey by Barton Warren Evermann, Howard Walton Clark (1920)
"cricket frog ACRIS GRYLLUS (LeConte) The cricket frog is common in swamps ... Although the cricket frog comes out early in the spring it does not begin to ..."
3. North American Anura: Life-histories of the Anura of Ithaca, New Yorkby Albert Hazen Wright by Albert Hazen Wright (1914)
"H. Wood-frog. C. Pickerel-frog. F. Meadow-frog. I. Swamp Cricket-frog. ... cricket-frog (Chorophilus triseriatus). Photographs by AA Allen and the author. ..."
4. Wild Life Near Home by Dallas Lore Sharp (1901)
"nearly blind, trying to make out a cricket-frog that was piping all the while somewhere near or upon them. At last, in despair, I made a dash at the pads, ..."