- either of two tree frogs, Acris gryllus or A. crepitans, of eastern and central U.S., having a clicking call.
Origin of cricket frog
First recorded in 1790–1800
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
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The entire frog family is as protectively colored as this least member, the cricket-frog.
Some, like the swamp tree-frog and the cricket-frog, are not arboreal in habit, remaining almost always on the ground.