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

Word History


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 21 Feb. 2024.

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