bullfrog

noun bull·frog \ -ˌfrȯg , -ˌfräg \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of bullfrog

: a heavy-bodied deep-voiced frog (Rana catesbeiana) of the eastern U.S. and southern Canada that has been introduced elsewhere

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BULLFROG Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bullfrog for English Language Learners

  • : a large frog that makes a loud, deep sound


BULLFROG Defined for Kids

bullfrog

noun bull·frog \ ˈbu̇l-ˌfrȯg , -ˌfräg \

Definition of bullfrog for Students

: a large heavy frog that makes a booming or bellowing sound


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