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frogmouth

[frog-mouth, frawg-] /ˈfrɒgˌmaʊθ, ˈfrɔg-/
noun, plural frogmouths
[frog-mouth z, -mouths, frawg-] /ˈfrɒgˌmaʊðz, -ˌmaʊθs, ˈfrɔg-/ (Show IPA)
1.
any Australian and Oriental bird of the family Podargidae, related to the goatsuckers, having a broad, flattened, froglike mouth.
Origin of frogmouth
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; frog1 + mouth
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British Dictionary definitions for frogmouth

frogmouth

/ˈfrɒɡˌmaʊθ/
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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