plural noun
Bu·​fon·​i·​dae | \ byüˈfänəˌdē \

Definition of Bufonidae

: 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

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History and Etymology for Bufonidae

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 18 Sep. 2020.

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