clawed frog

noun

variants or less commonly clawed toad
: any of various African aquatic frogs (genus Xenopus) having sharply-clawed feet
especially : african clawed frog

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clawed frog was in 1890

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“Clawed frog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clawed%20frog. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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