[ nat-er-jak ]
/ ˈnæt ərˌdʒæk /
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a European toad, Bufo calamita, that moves by running.
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Origin of natterjack
First recorded in 1760–70; origin uncertain
Words nearby natterjack
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How to use natterjack in a sentence
Kerry, it is plentiful and known by the name of Natchet, which is probably an Irish corruption of Natterjack.Animal Life of the British Isles|Edward Step
British Dictionary definitions for natterjack
/ (ˈnætəˌdʒæk) /
a European toad, Bufo calamita, of sandy regions, having a greyish-brown body marked with reddish warty processes: family Bufonidae
Word Origin for natterjack
C18: of unknown origin
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