from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to vertebrate amphibians without tails, such as frogs and toads.
- n. A vertebrate amphibian.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A frog or toad.
- adj. Pertaining to a frog or toad.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the Batrachia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Batrachia, especially frogs and toads.
- n. One of the Batrachia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to frogs and toads
- n. any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
At present no toad-eating is connected with the acceptance of hospitality, or, if occasionally a small "batrachian" is offered, it is so well disguised by an accomplished _chef_, and served on such exquisite old Dresden, that it slips down with very little effort.
Even though there's not a single tentacle or a squamous batrachian fish-person in sight.
More immediately dangerous was batrachian squeak Gaunt's promise to "give Galloway a good slapping" (repeated thrice) in the boxing ring for charity.
Determinedly the batrachian thrust again with its spear, this time following through with its blade.
Rising from the swamp itself, a band of Rillyti menaced them from the trail ahead—more than a dozen of the batrachian creatures.
"I did her batrachian lips, her bulbous eyes and scaly hips/She's got secrets, but they'll soon be mine/O Father Dagon smiles upon me from the bas-relief/Something's fishy down in Devil Reef..."
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We are forced to contemplate the batrachian grapplings of Paul Wolfowitz, the man who cherry-picked intelligence to sell us a war with Iraq.
But this chilly April, we are forced to contemplate the batrachian grapplings of Paul Wolfowitz, the man who cherry-picked intelligence to sell us a war with Iraq.
Besides Ophidian, the other non - ine animal-like adjectives I know of are: simian: ape-like batrachian: frog/toad-like chiropterian: bat-like lepidopteran: butterfly-like (why not - ian?)