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English definition of “frog”


noun [C] uk   /frɒɡ/ us    /frɑːɡ/
B1 a small animal that has smooth skin, lives in water and on land, has long powerful back legs with which it jumps from place to place, has no tail, and is usually greenish-brown in colour: Frogs make a low noise called a croak.
See also
Reptile and amphibian names
(Definition of frog noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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