Brevicipitidae

plural noun
Brevi·​ci·​pit·​i·​dae | \-ə̇ˈpitəˌdē\

Definition of Brevicipitidae 

: a large family of tropical frogs or toads (suborder Diplasiocoela) comprising the narrow-mouthed toads feeding chiefly on termites and usually lacking maxillary teeth and having ridged palates, large vomers, and the mouth usually small

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History and Etymology for Brevicipitidae

New Latin, from Brevicipit-, Breviceps, type genus (from brevi- + Latin -cipit-, -ceps, from caput head) + -idae

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