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Definition of toad spittle
Toad spittleToad 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
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
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. toad spittleCuckoo Cuck"oo (k??k"??), n. [OE. coccou, cukkow, F. coucou,
prob. of imitative origin; cf. L. cuculus, Gr. ????, Skr.
k?ki?a, G. kuckuk, D. koekoek.] (Zo["o]l.)
A bird belonging to Cuculus, Coccyzus, and several allied
genera, of many species.
Note: The European cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) builds no nest
of its own, but lays its eggs in the nests of other
birds, to be hatched by them. The American
yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus Americanus) and the
black-billed cuckoo (C. erythrophthalmus) build their
Cuckoo bee (Zool.), a bee, parasitic in the larval stage in
the nests of other bees, feeding either upon their food or
larvae. They belong to the genera Nomada, Melecta,
Epeolus, and others.
Cuckoo clock, a clock so constructed that at the time for
striking it gives forth sounds resembling the cry of the
Cuckoo dove (Zo["o]l.), a long-tailed pigeon of the genus
Macropygia. Many species inhabit the East Indies.
Cuckoo fish (Zo["o]l.), the European red gurnard (Trigla
cuculus). The name probably alludes to the sound that it
Cuckoo falcon (Zo["o]l.), any falcon of the genus Baza.
The genus inhabits Africa and the East Indies.
Cuckoo maid (Zo["o]l.), the wryneck; -- called also cuckoo
Cuckoo ray (Zo["o]l.), a British ray (Raia miraletus).
Cuckoo spit, or Cuckoo spittle.
(a) A frothy secretion found upon plants, exuded by the
larvae of certain insects, for concealment; -- called
also toad spittle and frog spit.
(b) (Zo["o]l.) A small hemipterous insect, the larva of
which, living on grass and the leaves of plants, exudes
this secretion. The insects belong to Aphrophora,
Helochara, and allied genera.
Ground cuckoo, the chaparral cock.
Meaning of toad spittle from wikipedia
foam as cuckoo
spit, frog spit, or snake
spit. This characteristic spittle production
is ****ociated with the unusual trait
- Kerstin Spittler
(born 16 December
1963) is a retired
East German rower
who won a gold and a silver medal
in the coxed
four boat cl**** at the world
- at the White
of their spittle
. An observant traveller
in the South
in 1865 said that in his belief
- who won a world title
in the coxed
four in 1985, together
with Kerstin Spittler
Götzelt and Daniela
Neunast. In October
- Integrated Taxonomic Information
C, Webb M (2005). "Cercopid Spittle
Bugs of the New World
(Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cercopidae)". Pensoft...
- Lucia Toader
(née Sauca; 30 September
1960 – December
2013) was a Romanian
rower. She won an Olympic silver medal
in the women's eight
in 1984 and world...
- spit glows
in the dark and hardens
once it leaves their
mouths. Dwarf spittle
is also a sedative, as seen in the fifth
book, and is used to ward off...
- wings. Flesh-Eating Slug – A garden
with corrosive spittle
– A 10-inch toothless brown
– A creature
- Bolvanta-Bragança and I'm a Catholic Brahmin
from Goa. That infidel
of the British, that toad
, that nanoid Negritic Nirad Chaudhuri
who calls Goans
- Aphrophora nymph inside
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