African clawed frog

noun

Definition of African clawed frog

  1. :  a smooth-skinned, tongueless frog (Xenopus laevis) native to sub-Saharan Africa that has webbed feet with sharp black claws on the inner three toes and is often used in biological research (as in the study of genetics and animal development) —called also clawed frog, platanna

1922

First Known Use of african clawed frog

1922

Variants of african clawed frog

or less commonly

African clawed toad


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