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pollywog

noun pol·ly·wog \ˈpä-lē-ˌwäg, -ˌwg\

Definition of POLLYWOG

:  tadpole

Variants of POLLYWOG

pol·ly·wog or pol·li·wog \ˈpä-lē-ˌwäg, -ˌwg\

Origin of POLLYWOG

alteration of Middle English polwygle, probably from pol poll + wiglen to wiggle
First Known Use: 1838

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