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leopard frog

noun
  1. a common North American green frog, Rana pipiens, having white-edged, dark oval spots on its back.
  2. any of several similar North American frogs.
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Origin of leopard frog

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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Historical Examples

  • About the time the hylas begin to sing in chorus, you may look for the appearance of the leopard-frog.

    In the Open

    Stanton Davis Kirkham

  • Very different from this somnolent song of the leopard-frog is the shrilling of garden-toads.

    In the Open

    Stanton Davis Kirkham