water padda

noun water pad·da \-ˈpadə\

Definition of water padda

  1. :  a southern African burrowing terrestrial toad (Breviceps gibbosus)

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Origin and Etymology of water padda

Afrikaans waterpadda, from water (from Middle Dutch) + padda toad, frog, from Middle Dutch padde toad; akin to Old English wæter water and to Middle Low German padde, pedde toad — more at water, paddock


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