spadefoot toad

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

spade·foot toad

noun \ˈspād-ˌft-\

Definition of SPADEFOOT TOAD

:  any of a family (Pelobatidae) of burrowing toads having the inner bone of the tarsus edged with a strong horny sheath with which they dig

First Known Use of SPADEFOOT TOAD

1867

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: spade graft
Previous Word in the Dictionary: spadefoot
All Words Near: spadefoot toad

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up spadefoot toad? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).