Pelodytes

noun

Pe·​lod·​y·​tes
pəˈlädət(ˌ)ēz
: a genus of Eurasian frogs (family Pelobatidae) distinguished from the spadefoot toads by their slender build and unmodified tarsus
pelodytid
ˌpelōˈditə̇d
noun
plural -s
pelodytoid
¦⸗⸗¦diˌtȯid
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pel- + -dytes

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“Pelodytes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pelodytes. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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