Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of tree-toads of the family Hylidæ, instituted by Laurenti in 1768.

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  • noun Obsolete spelling of hyle.

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  • noun the type genus of the Hylidae; tree toads

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Examples

  • Judging by the link that hyla posted, the gobs of...algae stuff...are the Krakken's tentacles.

    Dead Men May Tell No Tales, But Wrecked Cakes Sure Do.

  • December 14, 2007 at 11:43 am hyla- i has a shipmunt of kyoot skwirrels to send you fwee of charge.

    I love you, Food. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Even I could recognize it as that of the common hyla tree frog.

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

  • The note of this piping hyla is a welcome sound about the ponds and swamps in early spring.

    Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts

  • Through the winter it had been the barest and dreariest of places; but now the earliest signs of returning spring were in its martial music, for when the green hyla pipes, and the bullfrog drums, the bird voices soon join them.

    The Song of the Cardinal

  • There are other sounds, now that the shrill cry of the hyla is stilled -- the cawing of crows beyond the wood, the scratching of a beetle in the crisp leaves, the cheep of a prying chickadee, the tiny chirrup of a cricket in the grass -- remnants of sounds from the summer, and echoes as of single strings left vibrating after the concert is over and the empty hall is closed.

    The Hills of Hingham

  • Pickering's hyla, his little bagpipe blown almost to bursting as he tries to rally the scattered summer by his tiny, mighty "skirl."

    The Hills of Hingham

  • Through the winter it had been the barest and dreariest of places; but now the earliest signs of returning spring were in its martial music, for when the green hyla pipes, and the bullfrog drums, the bird voices soon join them.

    The Song of the Cardinal

  • Some of them were the hue of the tan-colored leaves, probably Pickering's hyla, and some were darker, according to the locality.

    The Writings of John Burroughs — Volume 05: Pepacton

  • (I suspect there is a species of little frog -- Pickering's hyla [footnote: A frequent piper in the woods throughout the summer and early fall.] -- that also pipes occasionally in the woods.)

    The Writings of John Burroughs — Volume 05: Pepacton

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