Salientian meaning

sālē-ĕnshən
Any of numerous amphibians of the order Salientia, which includes the frogs and toads and their extinct relatives.
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(biology) Any amphibian of the clade Salientia; the frogs and toads (normally within order Anura or clade Batrachia.
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Of or pertaining to these animals.
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Origin of salientian

  • From New Latin Salientia order name from Latin saliēns salient- present participle of salīre to leap salient

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