clawed frog

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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