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frogmouth

[frog-mouth, frawg-]
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noun, plural frog·mouths [frog-mouth z, -mouths, frawg-] /ˈfrɒgˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs, ˈfrɔg-/.
  1. any Australian and Oriental bird of the family Podargidae, related to the goatsuckers, having a broad, flattened, froglike mouth.

Origin of frogmouth

First recorded in 1850–55; frog1 + mouth
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British Dictionary definitions for frogmouth

frogmouth

noun
  1. any nocturnal insectivorous bird of the genera Podargus and Batrachostomus, of SE Asia and Australia, similar to the nightjars: family Podargidae, order Caprimulgiformes
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