cricket frog

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noun

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
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Examples from the Web for cricket frog

  • Some, like the swamp tree-frog and the cricket-frog, are not arboreal in habit, remaining almost always on the ground.