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

  • noun Any of several large, heavy-bodied frogs, especially Rana catesbeiana, native to eastern North America and introduced elsewhere, having a characteristic deep resonant croak.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Rana catesbiana, a North American species of frog, from 8 to 12 inches long, including the legs, of a dusky brown or olive color marked with darker.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) A very large species of frog (Rana Catesbiana), found in North America; -- so named from its loud bellowing in spring.

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

  • noun Any of various large frogs of genus Rana, that have a deep croak and are native to North America.

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

  • noun largest North American frog; highly aquatic with a deep-pitched voice

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