batrachian


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batrachian

(bə-trā′kē-ən)
n.
An amphibian, especially a frog, or, in some classifications, a frog or a salamander but not a caecilian.

ba·tra′chi·an adj.

batrachian

adjective Referring to:
(1) Batrachia, the order of amphibians which includes frogs and toads; Anura.
(2) Popularly, amphibian.

batrachian

any toad or frog.
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New species and a new genus of batrachian footprints of the Carboniferous system in eastern Canada.
Among these reliefs were fabulous monsters of abhorrent grotesqueness and malignity--half ichthyic and half batrachian in suggestion--which one could not dissociate from a certain haunting and uncomfortable sense of pseudo-memory, as if they called up some image from deep cells and tissues whose retentive function are wholly primal and awesomely ancestral.
Rutter was active in the Stanford Zoology Club where he was elected "Secretary of Batrachians [=Amphibians]" during the fall of 1893 and he also gave presentations on his natural history work (Anonymous, 1893a, 1894a).
The batrachians and reptiles of the state of Indiana.
Catalogue of batrachians and reptiles of Central America and Mexico.