tailed frog


a frog, Ascaphus truei, of the northwestern U.S. and adjacent Canada, the male of which has its cloaca modified into a taillike copulatory organ.

Nearby words

  1. tailband,
  2. tailboard,
  3. tailbone,
  4. tailcoat,
  5. tailed,
  6. tailfirst,
  7. tailgate,
  8. tailgater,
  9. tailing,
  10. tailings

Also called bell toad, ribbed toad, tailed toad.

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