Eleutherodactylus

noun
Eleu·​thero·​dac·​ty·​lus | \ ə̇ˌlüthə(ˌ)rōˈdaktələs \

Definition of Eleutherodactylus

: a large genus of small chiefly tropical New World frogs (family Bufonidae or Leptodactylidae) that commonly complete metamorphosis within the egg

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History and Etymology for Eleutherodactylus

New Latin, from eleuther- + Greek daktylos finger, toe

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

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