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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An amphibian of the order Anura; a frog or toad.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the Anura. Also written anouran.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an amphibian of the order Anura; any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species; a frog or toad.
  • noun .

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any animal of the order Anura.
  • adjective Of or relating to the order Anura.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
  • adjective relating to frogs and toads

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin Anūra, order of frogs and toads : a– + Greek ourā, tail; see ors- in Indo-European roots.]

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