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Meaning of "hairy frog" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAIRY FROG

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAIRY FROG

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Hairy frog is a noun.
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WHAT DOES HAIRY FROG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hairy frog

Hairy Frog

The hairy frog or horror frog is a Central African species of frog in the Arthroleptidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Trichobatrachus. Its common name refers to the somewhat hair-like structures on the body and thighs of the breeding male.

Definition of hairy frog in the English dictionary

The definition of hairy frog in the dictionary is a W African frog, Astylosternus robustus, the males of which have glandular hairlike processes on the flanks.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAIRY FROG

hairnet
hairpiece
hairpin
hairpin bend
hairpin curve
hairsplitter
hairsplitting
hairspray
hairspring
hairstreak
hairstyle
hairstylist
hairtail
hairweaving
hairwork
hairworm
hairy
hairy tare
hairy willowherb
hairyback

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAIRY FROG

brog
bullfrog
crog
Dannebrog
flying frog
frog
goliath frog
grog
leapfrog
pirog
prog
scrog
sly grog
sprog
Taganrog
tree frog
trog

Synonyms and antonyms of hairy frog in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «hairy frog» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAIRY FROG

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Translator English - Chinese

多毛蛙
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rana peluda
570 millions of speakers

English

hairy frog
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बालों मेंढक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضفدع شعر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

волосатые лягушки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sapo cabeludo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লোমশ ফোঁটা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

grenouille velue
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Katak berbulu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

behaarte Frosch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

毛深いカエル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

털이 개구리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wulu kodhok
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

ếch lông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹேர்ஃப் தவளை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

केसाळ बेडूक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tüylü kurbağa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rana pelosa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

owłosione żaba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

волохаті жаби
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

broască păros
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τριχωτό βάτραχος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

harige kikker
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hårig groda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hårete frosk
5 millions of speakers

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAIRY FROG»

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Daily Reading Comprehension: Grade 4
But one animal with a really weird defense is the hairy frog. This tiny frog lives in Central Africa and has hair-like strands on the lower part of its body. But the strangest part about this frog is its claws! When the hairy frog is threatened, it will  ...
Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, 2010
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Daily Reading Comprehension: Grade 4
But one animal with a really weird defense is the hairy frog. This tiny frog lives in Central Africa and has hair-like strands on the lower part of its body. But the strangest part about this frog is its claws! When the hairy frog is threatened, it will  ...
Lisa Klobuchar, Camille Liscinsky, James Spears, 2010
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Frogs, Toads, and Treefrogs: Everything about Selection, ...
of llie ttt'sl African lniiry fro" dcre liairlikc appendages during the breeding A hairy frog: During breeding season, the males of the West African ranid frog, Trichoba- trachus robustus (colloquially called the hairy frog), develop hairlike filaments of ...
‎2007
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Frogs: A Chorus of Colors
The snout is short and Hairy frog, Trichobatrachus robustus rounded, and the nostrils are positioned closer to the eyes than to the tip of the snout. Male hairy frogs are much bigger than the females, and they develop long, shaggy, hairlike ...
John L. Behler, Deborah A. Behler, 2008
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Back the F*ck Up!: Wild Animals That Don't Give a Sh*t!
Like the hairy frog.Yep, the animal in question is a frog, probably the most helpless creature on the planet when it comes to fighting ability. They are smooth, slimy, and have no sharp edges to speak of. They are so harmless, schools are totally ...
Danny Vittore, 2012
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Biology of Amphibia
Of all the secondary sex characteristics exhibited by the frog and toads, none is more startling than those developed by the male Hairy Frog. Astylosternus robustus, of Africa. All male frogs and toads need a great deal more oxygen during the ...
Dev Raj Khanna, P. R. Yadav, 2005
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Weird Animals in the Wild
If it wasn't gross enough to be a frog with hair, the hairy frog produces claws by breaking bones in its toes and pushing them through its skin! ' $ The hairy Frog's hair is actually very thin bits oF Flesh that grow on the male's thighs and body.
Alix Wood, 2013
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Wildlife Film-making: Looking to the Future
Mike Linley Hairy Frog Productions Telephone: +44 (0)7885 964790 Email: Hairyfrog@lineone.net Website: www.hairy-frog.co.uk Established in 2001, Hairy Frog Productions is an independent wildlife production and educational company .
Piers Warren, 2011
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Zombie Tits and Astronaut Fish
The hairy frog of Cameroon shares the boneclaw trait with another species from Cameroon called Scotobleps gabonicus, and11 species in theclosely related Astylosternus, or 'night frogs', genus. But despitethe fact thatseveral species of frogs ...
Rebecca Crew, 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Animals: A Complete Visual Guide
Painted Indonesian tree frog NyctixaluS pictus Bush squeaker Anhroleptis wahlbergii Hairy frog Tnchobatrachus robustos Mighty vascularized papillae on the hindlimbs FACT FILE Java whipping frog This is one of the more successful frogs of ...
Fred Cooke, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAIRY FROG»

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Creepy but curious: extreme amphibians
... defences for male-male combat, to fight for a female or protect the nest and a newt and hairy frog that have evolved some strange features to ... «ABC Local, Jun 15»
2
15 bizarre frog species
Hairy frog. hairy frog or Trichobatrachus robustus. With growths like sideburns and claws that suddenly sprout from its toes, it's no wonder this ... «Mother Nature Network, Apr 15»
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How The "Horror Frog" Proves It Wants To Live Way More Than You …
Officially, this is called the hairy frog, and it's easy to see why. The "fur" you see growing out of its sides isn't really fur. The hairs are little fleshy ... «io9, Mar 15»
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Book review: Out of Place (Gwalia)
PDF copies of his blog from that time, The Hairy Frog, are available on request from Envirotecture. See Willow Aliento's review here. «The Fifth Estate, Feb 15»
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Self-appointed sentries
Frogverine: Yes, many have compared the South African hairy frog as an amphibian adaptation of Wolverine. It has retractable claws. «The Hindu, Feb 15»
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Gladiatorial glassfrogs, redux
I guess calling him the Hairy Frog isn't be as sexy as calling him the Wolverine. Getting back to Darren (#3) I can see the title now: "Arms and ... «Scientific American, Jan 15»
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Much more to it than muck
After an hour's safety stop back at the resort we jumped back on the phinisi for the short journey to the very similar site Hair Ball, in search of hairy frog?sh. «Divernet, Dec 14»
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Nature's most disgusting defence mechanism? Baby spiders are …
The hairy frog - also known as the horror frog - breaks its own tow bones when under threat so they stick out through its skin and act as claws. «Daily Mail, Oct 14»
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Voices: Help, my dog has been skunked...twice!
Chameleons turn colors, porcupines puff up and shoot off quills and the hairy frog actually breaks its own toe bones when it's threatened and a ... «Lancaster Newspapers, Aug 14»
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QI: Nature's great and gory defence mechanisms
The hairy frog (Trichobatrachus robustus) from Central Africa defends itself by breaking its own toe bones and pushing them through its skin to ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 14»

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