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Definition of Surinam toad

Surinam toad
Surinam toad Su`ri*nam" toad" (Zo["o]l.) A species of toad native of Surinam. See Pipa.
Surinam toad
Toad Toad, n. [OE. tode, tade, AS. t[=a]die, t[=a]dige; of unknown origin. Cf. Tadpole.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of batrachians belonging to the genus Bufo and allied genera, especially those of the family Bufonid[ae]. Toads are generally terrestrial in their habits except during the breeding season, when they seek the water. Most of the species burrow beneath the earth in the daytime and come forth to feed on insects at night. Most toads have a rough, warty skin in which are glands that secrete an acrid fluid. Note: The common toad (Bufo vulgaris) and the natterjack are familiar European species. The common American toad (B. lentiginosus) is similar to the European toad, but is less warty and is more active, moving chiefly by leaping. Obstetrical toad. (Zo["o]l.) See under Obstetrical. Surinam toad. (Zo["o]l.) See Pita. Toad lizard (Zo["o]l.), a horned toad. Toad pipe (Bot.), a hollow-stemmed plant (Equisetum limosum) growing in muddy places. --Dr. Prior. Toad rush (Bot.), a low-growing kind of rush (Juncus bufonius). Toad snatcher (Zo["o]l.), the reed bunting. [Prov. Eng.] Toad spittle. (Zo["o]l.) See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo. Tree toad. (Zo["o]l.) See under Tree.

Meaning of Surinam toad from wikipedia

- The common Surinam toad or star-fingered toad (Pipa pipa) is a purely aquatic species of frog in the family Pipidae with a widespread distribution in South...
- Carvalho's Surinam toad (Pipa carvalhoi) is a species of frog in the family Pipidae endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical...
- The Sabana Surinam toad (Pipa parva), also known as the dwarf toad, is a species of frog in the family Pipidae. It is found in northwestern Venezuela...
- Myers' Surinam toad (Pipa myersi) is a species of frog in the family Pipidae found in Panama and possibly Colombia. Its natural habitats are subtropical...
- – Arrabal's Surinam toad Pipa aspera Müller, 1924 – Albina Surinam toad Pipa carvalhoi (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1937) – Carvalho's Surinam toad Pipa myersi Trueb...
- Pipa aspera, the Albina Surinam toad, is a species of frog in the family Pipidae found in French Guiana, Suriname, and possibly Brazil. Its natural habitats...
- Pipa snethlageae, the Utinga Surinam toad, is a species of frog in the family Pipidae found in Brazil, Colombia, Peru, and possibly Venezuela. Its natural...
- Water toad is a name used for several species of toads: Helmeted water toad (Calyptocephalella ****i) Korean water toad (Bufo stejnegeri) Surinam water...
- Floating Frog - Occidozyga lima Western clawed frog - Xenopus tropicalis Surinam toad - Pipa pipa Paddle-Tail Newt Fire Belly Newt Spotted Paddle-Tail Newt...
- carries the tadpoles around in brood pouches on his hind legs. The aquatic Surinam toad (Pipa pipa) raises its young in pores on its back where they remain until...