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Definition of Frog lily
Frog lilyFrog Frog (fr[o^]g), n. [AS. froggu, frocga a frog (in
sensel); akin to D. vorsch, OHG. frosk, G. frosch, Icel.
froskr, fraukr, Sw. & Dan. fr["o].]
1. (Zo["o]l.) An amphibious animal of the genus Rana and
related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly, and
take long leaps on land. Many of the species utter loud
notes in the springtime.
Note: The edible frog of Europe (Rana esculenta) is
extensively used as food; the American bullfrog (R.
Catesbiana) is remarkable for its great size and loud
2. [Perh. akin to E. fork, cf. frush frog of a horse.]
(Anat.) The triangular prominence of the hoof, in the
middle of the sole of the foot of the horse, and other
animals; the fourchette.
3. (Railroads) A supporting plate having raised ribs that
form continuations of the rails, to guide the wheels where
one track branches from another or crosses it.
4. [Cf. fraco of wool or silk, L. floccus, E. frock.] An
oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and
fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.
5. The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.
Cross frog (Railroads), a frog adapted for tracks that
cross at right angles.
Frog cheese, a popular name for a large puffball.
Frog eater, one who eats frogs; -- a term of contempt
applied to a Frenchman by the vulgar class of English.
Frog fly. (Zo["o]l.) See Frog hopper.
Frog hopper (Zo["o]l.), a small, leaping, hemipterous
insect living on plants. The larv[ae] are inclosed in a
frothy liquid called cuckoo spit or frog spit.
Frog lily (Bot.), the yellow water lily (Nuphar).
Frog spit (Zo["o]l.), the frothy exudation of the frog
hopper; -- called also frog spittle. See Cuckoo spit,
Meaning of Frog lily from wikipedia
- "The Frog
Prince; or, Iron Henry" (German: Der Froschkönig oder der eiserne
King or the Iron Henry") is a fairy
in the lily
family. Its common names include
snake's head fritillary, snake's head (the original English
- The arum frog
, Horstock's arum-frog
, arum lily frog
, or Horstock's reed frog
(Hyperolius horstockii) is a species
in the family
a frog sitting
on a lily
to eat more flies
than the other. Frogs
to the 1978 Sega-Gremlin arcade
many of Beauty Frog
's friends, including Doctor Frog
, who is needed
to heal Lumpy. Finally
his girlfriend Lily
, who has been kidnapped...
(common names: waterlily
and various variants
) is a species
in the family
Hyperoliidae. It is found...
pad networks derive their
name from their frog
-like "hopping" facility, where mobile stations which
roam over a large
area are akin to frogs
- clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis, also known
as the xenopus, African clawed
or the platanna) is a species
of African aquatic frog
- the frog
and try to eat it. The frog
dies if the lily
pad on which
it is standing
disappears, if the player moves
it to a place where there
is no lily
- fleurs-de-lis, or fleurs-de-lys) is a stylized lily
(in French, fleur means
"flower", and lis means
") that is used as a decorative design
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