Origin of anuranfrom Classical Greek an-, not + oura, tail (see uro-) + -an
any of an order (Anura) of tailless, jumping amphibians with a broad body and well-developed hind legs, consisting of frogs and toads
of or pertaining to the anurans
An amphibian of the order Anura; a frog or toad.
Origin of anuranFrom New Latin Anūra order of frogs and toads a- 1Greek ourā tail ; see ors- in Indo-European roots.
- Any animal of the order Anura.
(comparative more anuran, superlative most anuran)
- Of or relating to the order Anura.