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toadnoun [C]

uk   /təʊd/  us   /toʊd/
  • toad noun [C] (ANIMAL)

a ​small, ​brownanimal, ​similar to a frog, that has ​bigeyes and ​long back ​legs for ​swimming and ​jumping: Toads have ​drier, ​lumpierskins than ​frogs and ​spend less ​time in the ​water.
(Definition of toad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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toadnoun [C]

 us   /toʊd/
a ​smallanimal, ​similar to a ​frog, that has ​dry, ​brownskin and ​livesmostly on ​land
(Definition of toad from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toad”
in Korean 두꺼비…
in Arabic عَلْجوم (ضِفْدَع طين)…
in Malaysian kodok…
in French crapaud…
in Russian жаба…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 蟾蜍,癩蛤蟆…
in Italian rospo…
in Turkish kara kurbağası…
in Polish ropucha…
in Spanish sapo…
in Vietnamese con cóc…
in Portuguese sapo…
in Thai คางคก…
in German die Kröte…
in Catalan gripau…
in Japanese ヒキガエル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 蟾蜍,癞蛤蟆…
in Indonesian katak…
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