Definition of Genus Acris

1. Noun. Cricket frogs.

Exact synonyms: Acris
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Family Hylidae, Hylidae
Member holonyms: Cricket Frog

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acris

genus Acer
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta
genus Achillea
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres
genus Acris (current term)
genus Acrobates
genus Acrocarpus
genus Acrocephalus
genus Acroclinium
genus Acrocomia
genus Acropora
genus Acrostichum
genus Actaea
genus Actias
genus Actinia
genus Actinidia
genus Actiniopteris
genus Actinomeris
genus Actinomyces

Literary usage of Genus Acris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"In the genus acris (Dnm. and Bibr.) the locomotive disks are less developed and the limbs more slender than in ..."

2. Familiar Life in Field and Forest: The Animals, Birds, Frogs, and Salamanders by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1898)
"(A. gryllus ' The genus Acris is distinguished for its swimming powers. Look at my draw- ing of the hind leg and note the webbed ..."

3. Patrologiae cursus completus by Jacques-Paul Migne (1855)
"... quod eodem modo singulis annis munis orbis reipublicae Romanae quodcunque genus acris per- solvere professus fuerat. ..."

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