either of two tree frogs, Acris gryllus or A. crepitans, of eastern and central U.S., having a clicking call.
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Origin of cricket frog
First recorded in 1790–1800
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Some, like the swamp tree-frog and the cricket-frog, are not arboreal in habit, remaining almost always on the ground.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg