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Definition of Frogs

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 Frogs from wikipedia

- folded underneath, and no tail (the tail of tailed frogs is an extension of the male cloaca). Frogs have glandular skin, with secretions ranging from distasteful...
- The Frogs (Gr****: Βάτραχοι, translit. Bátrakhoi, lit. "Frogs"; Latin: Ranae, often abbreviated Ran. or Ra.) is a comedy written by the Ancient Gr**** playwright...
- The Frogs is a musical "freely adapted" by Stephen Sondheim and Burt Shevelove from The Frogs, an Ancient Gr**** comedy by Aristophanes. In the musical...
- Poison dart frog (also known as dart-poison frog, poison frog or formerly known as poison arrow frog) is the common name of a group of frogs in the family...
- The 2014 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Playing as a member...
- largest exporter of edible frogs is Indonesia. In Brazil, Mexico and the Caribbean, many frogs are still caught wild. Frog legs are rich in protein, omega-3...
- The TCU Horned Frogs football program is the intercollegiate football team of Texas Christian University (TCU). The Horned Frogs compete in Division I...
- clawed frog, a similar-looking frog in the same family. African dwarf frogs (Hymenochirus) are also known as dwarf clawed frogs. Their common name is obtained...
- frog (or treefrog) is any species of frog that spends a major portion of its lifespan in trees, known as an arboreal state. Several lineages of frogs...
- The Frogs and the Lobsters (a.k.a. The Wrong War) is an episode of the television program Hornblower. It is set during the French Revolutionary Wars and...