spring peeper


noun
  1. a tree frog, Hyla crucifer, having an X-shaped mark on the back and voicing a shrill call commonly heard near ponds and swamps of eastern North America in the early spring.

Origin of spring peeper

1
An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

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