Batrachoid
Batrachoid Bat"ra*choid, a. [Batrachia + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Froglike. Specifically: Of or pertaining to the {Batrachid[ae]}, a family of marine fishes, including the toadfish. Some have poisonous dorsal spines. [1913 Webster]

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  • batrachoid — bat·ra·choid …   English syllables

  • batrachoid — Like a frog …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • batrachoid — I. ˈba.trəˌkȯid adjective Etymology: batrach + oid : like a frog or toad II. adjective Etymology: New Latin Batrachoididae : of or relating to the Batrachoididae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Batrachidae — Batrachoid Bat ra*choid, a. [Batrachia + oid.] (Zo[ o]l.) Froglike. Specifically: Of or pertaining to the {Batrachid[ae]}, a family of marine fishes, including the toadfish. Some have poisonous dorsal spines. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • batrachian —   a. pertaining to frogs or toads; n. a frog or toad.    ♦ batrachoid, a. like a frog or toad.    ♦ batrachophagous, a. eating frogs or toads.    ♦ batrachophobia, n. fear of frogs or toads …   Dictionary of difficult words

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