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spadefoot toad

noun spade·foot toad \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

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