- a common North American green frog, Rana pipiens, having white-edged, dark oval spots on its back.
- any of several similar North American frogs.
Origin of leopard frog
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for leopard frog
Very different from this somnolent song of the leopard-frog is the shrilling of garden-toads.
About the time the hylas begin to sing in chorus, you may look for the appearance of the leopard-frog.