Bufonidae

plural noun

Bu·​fon·​i·​dae
byüˈfänəˌdē
: a large family of toads (suborder Procoela) including all the typical toads that are distinguished by an incompletely fused shoulder girdle and dilated or cylindrical transverse sacral processes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Bufon-, Bufo, type genus + -idae

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“Bufonidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bufonidae. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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