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Definition of Frog

Frog
Frog 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 voice. 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.
Frog
Frog Frog, v. t. To ornament or fasten (a coat, etc.) with trogs. See Frog, n., 4.

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 (literally without tail...
- In cryptography, FROG is a block cipher aut****d by Georgoudis, Leroux and Chaves. The algorithm can work with any block size between 8 and 128 bytes,...
- Crazy Frog, originally known as The Annoying Thing, is a Swedish CGI-animated character created in 2003 by actor and playwright Erik Wernquist. Marketed...
- The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures...
- "The Frog Prince; or, Iron Henry" (German: Der Froschkönig oder der eiserne Heinrich, literally "The Frog King; or, The Iron Heinrich") is a fairy tale...
- The boiling frog is a fable describing a frog being slowly boiled alive. The premise is that if a frog is put suddenly into boiling water, it will jump...
- Pepe the Frog (/ˈpɛpeɪ/) is an Internet meme. A green anthropomorphic frog with a humanoid body, Pepe originated in a comic by Matt Furie called Boy's...
- Frogger (フロッガー (Furoggā)) is a 1981 arcade game developed and published by Konami. In North America, it was published jointly by Sega and Gremlin Industries...
- golden poison frog (Phyllobates terribilis), also known as the golden frog, golden poison arrow frog, or golden dart frog, is a poison dart frog endemic to...
- The goliath frog otherwise known as goliath bullfrog or giant slippery frog (Conraua goliath) is the largest living frog on Earth. Specimens can grow up...
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