Definition of Tailed frog

1. Noun. Western North American frog with a taillike copulatory organ.

Exact synonyms: Ascaphus Trui, Bell Toad, Ribbed Toad, Tailed Toad
Generic synonyms: Anuran, Batrachian, Frog, Salientian, Toad, Toad Frog
Group relationships: Ascaphus, Genus Ascaphus

Definition of Tailed frog

1. Noun. A family of frogs in the ''Ascaphidae'' family, having distinctive tails ¹

2. Noun. (context: before 2001, after another similar species was discovered) The coastal tailed frog ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tailed Frog

tailbacks
tailblock
tailblocks
tailboard
tailboards
tailbone
tailbones
tailbud
tailbuds
tailcoat
tailcoated
tailcoats
taildragger
taildraggers
tailed
tailed frog (current term)
tailed phage
tailed toad
tailedness
tailender
tailenders
tailer
taileron
tailerons
tailers
tailfan
tailfans
tailfin
tailfins
tailflower

Literary usage of Tailed frog

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1. Vertebrate Embryology: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by Arthur Milnes Marshall (1893)
"A tailed frog, during the metamorphosis, dissected from the ventral surface to ... Transverse section through the hinder part of the body of a tailed frog ..."

2. Sentencing Dynamics Study: A Sourcebook Of Sentencing Practices In Urban ...Political Science (1993)
"tailed frog (Ascaphus true) tailed frogs are found along the coast and in ... The tailed frog has a "tail", although not a true tail since the cloaca ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1902)
"They were taken at different stages up to the tailed-frog stage. Greatest numbers were examined of the earlier stages. The tadpoles were killed and ..."

4. An Elementary Course of Practical Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Newton Parker (1900)
"... the head and trunk assume the characteristic frog-form, and the little animal now comes on land and hops about as a small, tailed frog (7). ..."

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