Linguata

plural noun Lin·gua·ta \ liŋˈgwätə , -wātə \

Definition of Linguata

in some especially former classifications
: a large suborder of Salientia including all toads and frogs having a tongue and separate openings for the eustachian tubes — compare aglossa , phaneroglossa

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Origin and Etymology of linguata

New Latin, from Late Latin, neuter plural of linguatus tongued, eloquent, from Latin lingua tongue + -atus -ate


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