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frog

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frog

noun \ˈfrg, ˈfräg\

Definition of FROG

1
:  any of various largely aquatic leaping anuran amphibians (as ranids) that have slender bodies with smooth moist skin and strong long hind legs with webbed feet — compare toad
2
:  the triangular elastic horny pad in the middle of the sole of the foot of a horse — see hoof illustration
3
a :  a loop attached to a belt to hold a weapon or tool
b :  an ornamental braiding for fastening the front of a garment that consists of a button and a loop through which it passes
4
often capitalized usually offensive :  frenchman
5
:  a device permitting the wheels on one rail of a track to cross an intersecting rail
6
:  a condition in the throat that produces hoarseness <had a frog in his throat>
7
:  the nut of a violin bow
8
:  a small holder (as of metal, glass, or plastic) with perforations or spikes for holding flowers in place in a bowl or vase

Origin of FROG

Middle English frogge, from Old English frogga; akin to Old High German frosk frog; senses 2, 3, 5, 7, 8 unclearly derived & perhaps of distinct origin
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with FROG

frog

noun \ˈfrg, ˈfräg\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FROG

1
:  any of various smooth-skinned web-footed largely aquatic tailless agile leaping amphibians (as of the suborder Diplasiocoela)
2
:  the triangular elastic horny pad in the middle of the sole of the foot of a horse
3
:  a condition in the throat that produces hoarseness <had a frog in his throat>

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