from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of amphibians comprising the midwife toads.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of anurous amphibians, or tailless batrachians, of the family Discoglossidœ, sometimes made the type of a family Alytidœ. A. obstetricans is the nurse-frog or accoucheur-toad of Europe.
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- n. midwife toads
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