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

  • n. An amphibian of the order Salientia (formerly Anura or Batrachia), which includes the frogs and toads. Also called anuran.
  • adj. Of or belonging to the Salientia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any amphibian of the order Salientia; the frogs and toads (normally within Anura or Batrachia)
  • adj. Of or pertaining to these animals

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

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

Etymologies

From New Latin Salientia, order name, from Latin saliēns, salient-, present participle of salīre, to leap; see salient.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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