Definition of bullfrog
: a heavy-bodied deep-voiced frog (Rana catesbeiana) of the eastern U.S. and southern Canada that has been introduced elsewhere
Recent Examples of bullfrog from the Web
It’s no surprise that Cornyn likened the exercise to trying to keep a colony of bullfrogs in a wheelbarrow.
A picture taking social media by storm supposedly shows a hunter in Texas hoisting a bullfrog - that weighs 13 pounds.
Other invaders include the largemouth bass and the North American bullfrog, which has spread from the central and eastern United States and Canada to South America, Europe and Asia.
However, habitat loss, pollution and the rise of nonnative species such as crayfish and predatory bullfrogs have vastly shrunk the population.
Our study into the sticky, slimy world of frogs all began with a humorous video of a real African bullfrog lunging at fake insects in a mobile game.
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First Known Use of bullfrog
BULLFROG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bullfrog for English Language Learners
: a large frog that makes a loud, deep sound
BULLFROG Defined for Kids
Definition of bullfrog for Students
: a large heavy frog that makes a booming or bellowing sound
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