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Definition of Frog
FrogFrog 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,
under Cuckoo. FrogFrog Frog, v. t.
To ornament or fasten (a coat, etc.) with trogs. See Frog,
Meaning of Frog from wikipedia
- A frog
is any member
of a diverse
and largely carnivorous group
of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing
the order Anura
- In cryptography, FROG
is a block cipher
aut****d by Georgoudis, Leroux
and Chaves. The algorithm
can work with any block
8 and 128 bytes,...
- Pepe the Frog
(/ˈpɛpeɪ/) is an Internet
of a green anthropomorphic frog
with a humanoid
body. Pepe originated
in a 2005 comic
by Matt Furie...
- Crazy Frog
as The Annoying
Thing) is a Swedish
and Eurodance musician created
in 2003 by actor
- Horned frog
is a common
name used to identify several kinds
with a hornlike
appearance: Asian horned frog
, genus Megophrys
of the mesobatrachian...
- The boiling frog
is an apologue describing
a frog being slowly boiled
alive. The premise
is that if a frog
is put suddenly
water, it will...
- The Princess
and the Frog
is a 2009 American animated musical fantasy romantic comedy
by Walt Disney Animation Studios
is a 1981 arcade action
by Sega. In North
America, it was released
by Sega/Gremlin. The object
- "The Frog
Prince; or, Iron Henry" (German: Der Froschkönig oder der eiserne
King or the Iron Henry") is a German fairy
- The golden poison frog
(Phyllobates terribilis), also known
as the golden
or golden poison arrow frog
, is a poison
dart frog endemic
to the rainforests...
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