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True toad   /tru toʊd/   Listen
True toad

Tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin.

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"True toad" Quotes from Famous Books

... possessing a venomous toad, equipped like a snake with regular poison-glands and fangs. He is known in the vernacular as escuerzo, and is rather a handsome creature, wearing a green black-striped coat. I am told by learned people that he is not a true toad, that his proper name is Ceratophrys ornata, and that he is a cannibal, feeding on harmless frogs and toads which he kills with his poison-fangs. There was a plentiful supply of these creatures at Espartillar, and the pupils, when they found an escuerzo, ...
— Here, There And Everywhere • Lord Frederic Hamilton

Words linked to "True toad" :   toad frog, frog, Bufo americanus, Bufo bufo, Bufo calamita, American green toad, Bufonidae, Eurasian green toad, Bufo speciosus, natterjack, southwestern toad, family Bufonidae, Bufo debilis, batrachian, Bufo canorus, anuran, American toad, western toad, Bufo marinus, Bufo viridis, Bufo microscaphus, agua, toad, bufo, agua toad, Texas toad, salientian, Yosemite toad, European toad, Bufo boreas

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