either of two East Indian frogs, Rhacophorus nigrapalmatus and R. pardalis, having broadly webbed feet permitting long, gliding leaps.
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Origin of flying frog
First recorded in 1680–90
Words nearby flying frog
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This was the Good Fairy who had given him the flying-frog carriage, so again she resolved to help him if she could.Edmund Dulacs Fairy-Book|Edmund Dulac
British Dictionary definitions for flying frog
any of several tropical frogs of the family Rhacophoridae, esp Rhacophorus reinwardtii of Malaya, that glide between trees by means of long webbed digits
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