Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In herpetology, an old name, originating with Laurenti, 1768, of salient or saltatorial amphibians, as frogs and toads: synonymous with Anura, and with Batrachia in a restricted sense.
- In Illiger's classification (1811), the third order of mammals, containing the kangaroos and potoroos—that is, those marsupials which he did not class with the Quadrumana in his second order Pollicata.
- n. frogs, toads, tree toads
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