Pelodytes

noun
Pe·​lod·​y·​tes | \ pəˈlädət(ˌ)ēz \

Definition of Pelodytes

: a genus of Eurasian frogs (family Pelobatidae) distinguished from the spadefoot toads by their slender build and unmodified tarsus

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Other Words from Pelodytes

pelodytid \ ˌpelōˈditə̇d \ noun, plural -s
pelodytoid \ ¦⸗⸗¦diˌtȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pelodytes

New Latin, from pel- + -dytes

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“Pelodytes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pelodytes. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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