Anuran definition

ə-no͝orən, ə-nyo͝or-
Any of an order (Anura) of tailless, jumping amphibians with a broad body and well-developed hind legs, consisting of frogs and toads.
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Of or pertaining to the anurans.
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An amphibian of the order Anura; a frog or toad.
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Any animal of the order Anura.
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Of or relating to the order Anura.
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An amphibian of the order Anura; a frog or toad.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
anuran
Plural:
anurans

Origin of anuran

  • From New Latin Anūra order of frogs and toads a– Greek ourā tail ors- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition