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noun
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
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British Dictionary definitions for flying frog

flying frog

noun
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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