Polypedates

noun
Poly·​pe·​da·​tes

Definition of Polypedates

: a genus (the type of the family Polypedatidae) of Old World tree frogs related to the Ranidae but distinguished by cylindrical transverse sacral processes

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History and Etymology for Polypedates

New Latin, probably irregular from poly- + Greek pēdētēs leaper, dancer, from pēdan to leap, jump; akin to Latin ped-, pes foot

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“Polypedates.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polypedates. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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