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"frog" in British English

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frognoun [C]

uk   /frɒɡ/  us   /frɑːɡ/
B1 a ​smallanimal that has ​smoothskin, ​lives in ​water and on ​land, has ​longpowerful back ​legs with which it ​jumps from ​place to ​place, has no ​tail, and is usually greenish-brown in ​colour: Frogs make a ​lownoise called a ​croak.
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Frognoun [C]

uk   /frɒɡ/  us   /frɑːɡ/ UK informal offensive
an ​insulting word for a ​Frenchperson
(Definition of frog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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frognoun [C]

 us   /frɔɡ, frɑɡ/
a ​smallanimal that has ​smoothskin, ​lives in ​water and on ​land, has ​longpowerful back ​legs with which it ​jumps from ​place to ​place, and has no ​tail
(Definition of frog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “frog”
in Korean 개구리…
in Arabic ضِفدَع…
in Malaysian katak…
in French grenouille…
in Russian лягушка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛙,青蛙…
in Italian rana…
in Turkish kurbağa…
in Polish żaba…
in Spanish rana…
in Vietnamese con ếch…
in Portuguese rã, perereca…
in Thai กบ…
in German der Frosch…
in Catalan granota…
in Japanese カエル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛙,青蛙…
in Indonesian kodok…
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