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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Origin and Etymology of eleutherodactylus

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


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