- either of two East Indian frogs, Rhacophorus nigrapalmatus and R. pardalis, having broadly webbed feet permitting long, gliding leaps.
Origin of flying frog
First recorded in 1680–90
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This was the Good Fairy who had given him the flying-frog carriage, so again she resolved to help him if she could.Edmund Dulacs Fairy-Book
- any of several tropical frogs of the family Rhacophoridae, esp Rhacophorus reinwardtii of Malaya, that glide between trees by means of long webbed digits
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