Pipa Americana
Pipa Pi*pa, n.; pl. {Pipas}. (Zo["o]l.) The Surinam toad ({Pipa Americana}), noted for its peculiar breeding habits. [1913 Webster]

Note: The male places the eggs on the back of the female, where they soon become inclosed in capsules formed by the thickening of the skin. The incubation of the eggs takes place in the capsules, and the young, when hatched, come forth with well developed legs. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pipa americana — noun a South American toad; incubates its young in pits in the skin of its back • Syn: ↑Surinam toad, ↑Pipa pipa • Hypernyms: ↑tongueless frog …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pipa — Pi*pa, n.; pl. {Pipas}. (Zo[ o]l.) The Surinam toad ({Pipa Americana}), noted for its peculiar breeding habits. [1913 Webster] Note: The male places the eggs on the back of the female, where they soon become inclosed in capsules formed by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Pipa pipa — noun a South American toad; incubates its young in pits in the skin of its back • Syn: ↑Surinam toad, ↑Pipa americana • Hypernyms: ↑tongueless frog …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pipas — Pipa Pi*pa, n.; pl. {Pipas}. (Zo[ o]l.) The Surinam toad ({Pipa Americana}), noted for its peculiar breeding habits. [1913 Webster] Note: The male places the eggs on the back of the female, where they soon become inclosed in capsules formed by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Пипа — (Pipa) единственный род безъязычных лягушек из сем. Pipidae, которое вместе со шпорцевыми лягушками (Dactylethridae) составляет подотряд безъязычных (Aglossa) бесхвостых гадов (см.). Отличаются от шпорцевых лягушек полным отсутствием зубов. Язык… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Суpинамская жаба — (Pipa americana) см. Пипа …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Суринамская жаба — (Pipa americana) см. Пипа …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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