Definition of European toad

1. Noun. Common toad of Europe.

Exact synonyms: Bufo Bufo
Generic synonyms: True Toad



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Lexicographical Neighbors of European Toad

European shrike
European silver fir
European skippers
European smelt
European snakeroot
European sole
European spider crab
European spider crabs
European swamp thistle
European swamp thistles
European swift
European tarantula
European thimbleweed
European thimbleweeds
European toad (current term)
European tortoise
European turkey oak
European water ouzel
European water shrew
European water vole
European water voles
European white birch
European white lily
European wildcat
European wildcats
European wolf spider
European wood mouse
European woolly thistle
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Literary usage of European toad

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... during winter they remain torpid in holes and crevices, under stones, stumps, &c. ; they lay a great number of eggo Common European toad (Bufo ..."

2. Zoology for Students and General Readers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1879)
"The action of the poison is less fatal to small animals than that of the European toad ; it gives a slight acid reaction and is not soluble in alcohol, ..."

3. Zoology for High Schools and Colleges by Alpheus Spring Packard (1881)
"The action of the poison is less fatal to small animals than that of the European toad ; it gives a slight acid reaction and is not soluble in alcohol, ..."

4. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
"... described the toad of Japan as a variety of the European toad, to which he attached the name ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1862)
"... anterior limbs dusky alou small white spots, the posterior ashr '• blotches and bands of black. The head is;" er than in the European toad, ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1874)
"I have never seen our toad use his hands to crowd his food into his mouth as the European toad is said ..."

7. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1874)
"I have never seen our toad use his hands to crowd his food into his mouth as the European toad is said to do; although he uses them freely to wipe out of ..."

8. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"It is difficult to find a gentle, absolutely harmless and useful creature that is more maligned than the European toad. It brings ill-luck to the house, ..."

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