Xenopus meaning

zĕn'ə-pəs
Any of various aquatic, tongueless, clawed frogs of the genus Xenopus of southern Africa, certain species of which, especially the African clawed frog, are widely used for biological research.
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Any of various aquatic, tongueless, clawed frogs of the genus Xenopus of southern Africa, certain species of which, especially the African clawed frog, are widely used for biological research.
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A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Xenopodinae — the clawed frogs.
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Origin of xenopus

  • New Latin Xenopūs genus name xeno– Greek pous foot octopus
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition