tree frog


noun

any of various arboreal frogs, especially of the family Hylidae, usually having adhesive disks at the tip of each toe.

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Origin of tree frog

First recorded in 1730–40
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tree frog

noun

any arboreal frog of the family Hylidae, chiefly of SE Asia, Australia, and America. They are strong jumpers and have long toes ending in adhesive discs, which assist in climbing
any of various other arboreal frogs of different families
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