Definition of Ranid

1. Noun. Insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs.




Definition of Ranid

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to the true frogs. ¹

2. Noun. a true frog of the order ''Ranidae'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ranid

1. any of a large family of frogs [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ranid

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rangoes
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rangpur lime
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rani
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ranid (current term)
ranidae
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ranine
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rank-difference correlation coefficient

Literary usage of Ranid

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1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Other native ranid frogs, in California, may be strongly affected by tadpole competition from introduced bullfrogs (S. Kupferberg, personal communication), ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"... about ranid, ... Sirsa, and ranid, and became master of almost the whole country now included in ..."

3. Zoology: Being a Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits by William Benjamin Carpenter (1857)
"The order may be divided into three families: I. ranid E, or Frogs. II. ... The ranid-E, or Frogs, have the hind legs much longer than the anterior pair, ..."

4. Zoology: Being a Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Sweetland Dallas (1866)
"The order may be divided into three families : I. ranid^:, or Frogs. II. ... The ranid^E, or Frogs, have the hind legs much longer than the anterior pair, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"As a consequence of the ranid development of comparative embryology during the middle and latter part of the 19th century, together with the newly awakened ..."

6. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
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