a large brown toad, Bufo marinus, of tropical America, toxic to animals eating it and once exported to help control sugarcane beetles.
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Also called giant toad, marine toad .
Words nearby cane toad
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British Dictionary definitions for cane toad
a large toad, Bufo marinus, native to Central and South America but introduced into many countries to control insects and other pests of sugar-cane plantationsAlso called: giant toad, marine toad
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