ba·​tra·​chi·​an bə-ˈtrā-kē-ən How to pronounce batrachian (audio)
: amphibian sense 1
especially : frog, toad
batrachian adjective

Word History


ultimately from Greek batrachos frog

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of batrachian was in 1824

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Cite this Entry

“Batrachian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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