spring peeperspring peeper
a small tree frog (Hyla crucifer) of the E U.S., that makes shrill, peeping sounds in early spring
A small brownish tree frog (Pseudacris crucifer syn. Hyla crucifer) of eastern North America that makes a shrill, high-pitched call in early spring.
(plural spring peepers)
- A frog of a particular species (Pseudacris crucifer).