Discoglossidae

plural noun Dis·co·glos·si·dae

Definition of Discoglossidae

  1. :  a family of Old World toads characterized by a fixed disklike tongue and having as well-known representatives the obstetrical toad and the fire-bellied toad

discoglossoid

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of discoglossidae

New Latin, from Discoglossus, type genus (from disc- + -glossus, from Greek glōssa tongue) + -idae — more at gloss


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