Definition of Bell toad
1. Noun. Western North American frog with a taillike copulatory organ.
Generic synonyms: Anuran, Batrachian, Frog, Salientian, Toad, Toad Frog
Group relationships: Ascaphus, Genus Ascaphus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bell Toad
Literary usage of Bell toad
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"This statement assumes almost the character of a prophesy in view of the fact that Dr. GA Boulenger, a month later, announced the discovery of a bell-toad ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Geographical Society by American Geographical Society of New York (1905)
"... the bell- toad, with three species, one occupying the Balkan peninsula, the Italian peninsula, and the adjacent mountain regions of Central Europe, ..."
3. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
"The eastern bell-toad is confined to northeastern China, Korea, and the Ussuri country. Specimens from all of these localities are in the British Museum. ..."
4. A Common-school Dictionary of the English Language, Explanatory, Pronouncing by Noah Webster (1868)
"... or motion, er's portion of grain for course, or tendency. [reptile. grinding ; sound of a bell Toad, a. A small well-known rung slowly. ..."
5. Blue Blood, Or White May and Black June by Leon Dande (1877)
"Summoned by the tea-bell, Toad stepped in quietly, to follow her mistress to the table. " Ah ! Toad ; I had forgotten that I own a slave. Remain here. ..."