Hylidae

plural noun

Hy·​li·​dae
ˈhīləˌdē
: a large family of predominantly arboreal rather slender-bodied frogs with elongated hind limbs, rounded adhesive disks on the digits, and the thumbs not enlarged in the male see tree toad

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Hyla, type genus + -idae

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“Hylidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hylidae. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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