plural noun
Phan·​er·​o·​glos·​sa | \ -lȯsə \

Definition of Phaneroglossa

in former classifications
: a division of Amphibia comprising frogs and toads with tongues and being equivalent to Lingusta and Costata of other classifications

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Other Words from Phaneroglossa

phaneroglossal \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦gläsəl , -​lȯs-​ \ adjective
phaneroglossate \ ¦⸗⸗⸗+ \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Phaneroglossa

New Latin, from phaner- + -glossa

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“Phaneroglossa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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