Phaneroglossa

plural noun
Phan·​er·​o·​glos·​sa | \ -lȯsə\

Definition of Phaneroglossa

in former classifications
: a division of Amphibia comprising frogs and toads with tongues and being equivalent to Lingusta and Costata of other classifications

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Other Words from Phaneroglossa

phaneroglossal \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦gläsəl , -​lȯs-​ \ adjective
phaneroglossate \ ¦⸗⸗⸗+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Phaneroglossa

New Latin, from phaner- + -glossa

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on Phaneroglossa

What made you want to look up Phaneroglossa? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a calculated move

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Confusing Words—A Quiz

  • alice with tweedle dee and tweedle dum
  • I invented a brand new toaster robot and ______ it "Sir Toasts-a-Lot."
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!