clawed frog

noun
variants: or less commonly clawed toad

Definition of clawed frog

: any of various African aquatic frogs (genus Xenopus) having sharply-clawed feet especially : african clawed frog

First Known Use of clawed frog

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Clawed frog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clawed%20frog. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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