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ranid

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noun ra·nid \ˈra-nəd, ˈrā-\

Definition of ranid

  1. :  any of a large family (Ranidae) of long-legged frogs distinguished by extensively webbed hind feet, horizontal pupils, and a bony sternum



Origin and Etymology of ranid

ultimately from Latin rana frog


First Known Use: 1888


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