ranid

noun
ra·​nid | \ ˈra-nəd How to pronounce ranid (audio) , ˈrā- \

Definition of ranid

: any of a large family (Ranidae) of long-legged frogs distinguished by extensively webbed hind feet, horizontal pupils, and a bony sternum

First Known Use of ranid

1888, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ranid

ultimately from Latin rana frog

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“Ranid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ranid. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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