poison arrow frog
noun see poison dart frog

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • poison dart frog — noun Date: 1968 any of several small brightly colored frogs (family Dendrobatidae) of tropical Central and South America that produce poisonous secretions sometimes used by native peoples to poison dart or arrow tips called also poison arrow frog …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • arrow-poison frog — /ˌæroʊ pɔɪzən ˈfrɒg/ (say .aroh poyzuhn frog) noun → dendrobates …   Australian English dictionary

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