- Also called parotoid gland. any of certain cutaneous glands forming warty masses near the ear in certain toads.
- of or relating to a parotoid.
- resembling a parotid.
Origin of parotoid
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- Also called: parotoid gland any of various warty poison glands on the head and back of certain toads and salamanders
- resembling a parotid gland
C19: from Greek parot (is) (see parotid) + -oid