[boo l-frog, -frawg]
- a large frog, especially the North American Rana catesbeiana, having a deep voice.
Origin of bullfrog
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Examples from the Web for bullfrog
If he gets in Grasshopper, you score 20; if into Bullfrog, you score 30; and if into Kangaroo, 40.
This is even more marked in the large tadpole of the bullfrog.
But it was only a pickerel rising to his food or a bullfrog plunging in.The Incendiary
W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Their bait was a bullfrog, or several small frogs in a bunch, for want of squid.Cape Cod
Henry D. Thoreau
You look like the bullfrog on the bank and the pollywog in the pool.The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine
- any of various large frogs, such as Rana catesbeiana (American bullfrog), having a loud deep croak
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Word Origin and History for bullfrog
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