Ranidae

plural noun
Ran·​i·​dae | \ ˈranəˌdē \

Definition of Ranidae

: a large family of frogs (suborder Diplasiocoela) distinguished by slightly dilated transverse sacral processes and comprising the typical frogs — see rana

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History and Etymology for Ranidae

New Latin, from Rana, type genus + -idae

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“Ranidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ranidae. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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