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frog

(frog),
1. An amphibian in the order Anura, which includes the toads; the commonest frog genera are Rana (grass frogs) and Hyla (tree frogs).
2. In veterinary medicine, the spongy triangular cushion on the sole of the horse hoof that helps to absorb the shock of impact.
[A.S. frogge]

frog

(frôg, frŏg)
n.
1.
a. Any of numerous tailless aquatic, semiaquatic, or terrestrial amphibians of the order Anura, characteristically having a short vertebral column, a large head, long hind legs used for leaping, and a tadpole stage as larvae.
b. Any of various usually aquatic members of this order having smoother skin and longer hind legs than the toads.
2. A wedge-shaped, horny prominence in the sole of a horse's hoof.
3. Informal Hoarseness or phlegm in the throat.
French ROtoblator Group Study

frog

see ANURAN.
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We also described some aspects of the species' breeding behaviour and characters of embryos and developing froglets.
It comes to something when the French resort to calling Syrah grapes "Shiraz" Aussie-style, and then name a terrific little red wine Le Froglet, but this newly-arrived purply red brew from Languedoc is a bargain ( fresh and uncomplicatedly fruity, packed full of soft bramble, blackcurrant, black cherry and plum flavours and maybe even a hint of chocolate.
For the additional antibodies we generated, the localization of any particular MAB differed across the entire froglet brain, reflecting local variations in the presence of each corresponding antigen.
Then the tadpoles lose their tails and become little froglets. After that, they keep on growing until they are full-sized frogs.
Verreaux's Tree Frog Litoria verreauxii and Peron's Tree Frog Litoria peronii were recorded only in Berwick parklands, and Victorian Smooth Froglet Geocrinia victoriana mainly so, the only recording outside this area being at Koomba Park.
In COCA, playlet, streamlet, froglet and bosslet have very low frequencies, and wifelet does not occur at all in this corpus.
Le Froglet Shiraz Vin de Pays D'Oc 2009 pounds 4.99 - M&S Even though it is from Languedoc, this is very much New World wine even down to calling itself shiraz - Oz style - not syrah.
Suffice to say, a froglet unexpectedly leaping on your lap gets the old ticker racing.
A: FROM newly hatched tadpole to fully formed froglet takes 12 to 16 weeks.
The show ended in 1972, but bizarrely returned for an election special in October 1974 when they urged us to Vote for Froglet. Harold Wilson won the General Election that day.
Frog says for every 2,000 eggs, only ten make it to froglet status.
The data suggest rapid development from tadpole to froglet (30-32 days) for this species, given that the first breeding opportunity was 12 November.