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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