flying frogflying frog
any of several tree frogs (esp., genus Rhacophorus) of the East Indies that have large webbed feet which enable them to make long, gliding leaps
Any of several Asian arboreal frogs chiefly of the family Rhacophoridae having toes connected by broad webbing and capable of making long, gliding leaps.
- A remarkable flying-frog was discovered by Professor A.
- To this family also belong the Rhacophorus of eastern Asia, arboreal frogs, some of which are remarkable for the extremely developed webs between the fingers and toes, which are believed to act as a parachute when the frog leaps from the branches of trees (flying-frog of A.