Definition of Green frog
1. Noun. Similar to bullfrog; found in or near marshes and ponds; of United States and Canada.
Group relationships: Genus Rana, Rana
Generic synonyms: Ranid, True Frog
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Literary usage of Green frog
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1. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"The common green frog will likewise change to slate-color, ... The green frog has a dark bronze iris with a gleaming gold edge around the pupil, ..."
2. A Textbook in General Zoology by Henry Richardson Linville, Henry Augustus Kelly (1906)
"CHAPTER XXV THE green frog Cardanus undertakes to give reason for the raining ... The green frog (Ra'na clam'itani) is one of the commonest species of frogs ..."
3. North American Anura: Life-histories of the Anura of Ithaca, New York by Albert Hazen Wright (1914)
"The green-frog and the bullfrog are our most solitary species. ... In habitat the green-frog is not so restricted as the bullfrog. Both occur in swamps, ..."
4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"These experiments were repeated a number of times with several different individuals, and similar results were obtained. The common green frog (Rana ..."
5. Experimental Evolution: Lectures Delivered in the "Summer School of Art and by Henry de Varigny (1892)
"... Experiments on Bacillus anthracis—Physiological Differences between Brown and green frog towards Poisons and ..."