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tadpole

the larva of an AMPHIBIAN or of sea squirts (tadpole larva). see TUNICATE.
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Frog watched Buster skim along beneath the surface of the water, overtaking polliwog after polliwog.
Though this took care of his immediate problem, he discovered while floundering around in the water that it was teeming with polliwogs.
Just as the polliwog loses its tail, I've been losing my hair.
July 18 and 19, Polliwog Park, 1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Trashy Town,'' from illustrator Dan Yaccarino, is monotonous; ``Rosie's Walk,'' by Pat Hutchins, is boring in the video version; and ``The Caterpillar and the Polliwog,'' by Jack Kent, seems amateurish.
In Manhattan Beach at Polliwog Park, environmentalists gathered for an Earth Day Concert and Celebration with live music, food and crafts booths.
Eight exuberant tunes about dinos, sharing, dragons, recycling, polliwogs, dancing, springtime, and manners encourage young listeners to get up and dance.
Support comes from Whalter, Little Pink Polliwogs and Ultraviolet.
But in Oregon, children are the experimental polliwogs for policies that allow helicopters to spread gene-altering chemicals into the environment.
Nothing gave me more pleasure than simply sitting by the side of that stream-we called it "the crick"-absorbed in the private lives of polliwogs, minnows, and an occasional water snake.
Our mother calls us back, and we situate ourselves at the dock's edge to poke at the polliwogs that swarm below.