Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Ranidae — a genus of frogs.

Etymologies

From Latin rana ("frog"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Of particular interest are several species limited to the very high altitudes and low temperatures: water rana Rana vertebralis, Lesotho river frog R. dracomantana (VU), Drakensberg stream frog Strongylopus hymenopus (VU), Drakensberg toad Bufo gariepensis nubicolus (VU) and dwarf dainty frog Cacosternum nanum parvum (VU).

    UKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa

  • The relationship between Sirine and Rana is complicated and highly charged.

    Crescent by Diana Abu-Jaber: Questions

  • A company called Rana, which had been producing disk drives for the AppleII for several years, came out with the Rana 8086/2 sometime in 1984.

    The Apple II History, by Steven Weyhrich : Peripherals and the Apple II Abroad

  • Blegen has called Rana a legitimate businessman who was duped by Headley and denies the charges against him.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • The victims were identified as Rana, 22, Nasir, 30 and Alam, 35.

    The New Nation

  • Bihar police has stepped up its investigations into the alleged links Sudhanshu Sudhakar, dismissed army soldier suspected to be spying for Pakistan, had with an ISI module member in Kathmandu identified as Rana and LeT operative David Coleman Headley.

    Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'

  • Rana's lawyer, Patrick Blegen, denied the charges against his client, calling Rana "a well-respected businessman in the Chicagoland community."

    chicagotribune.com -

  • Her bank account records are being scanned, her official computer and personal laptop have been brought back to Delhi for analysis, and her personal relationship with a Pakistani intelligence officer, identified thus far only as "Rana," is being investigated.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Gupta claims she was romantically involved with "Rana," but she was also being blackmailed by him into sharing information.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Sources said the woman diplomat had been allegedly passing information related to policy matters and movement of Indian officials to a Pakistani intelligence man identified as "Rana".

    rediff.com

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