leopard frog
noun Date: 1839 a common frog (Rana pipiens) of northern North America that is bright green or brown with large black white-margined blotches on the back; also a similar frog (R. sphenocephala) chiefly of the southeastern United States

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  • leopard frog — noun a common greenish brown North American frog which has dark leopard like spots with a pale border. [Rana pipiens.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • leopard frog — noun common North American green or brownish frog having white edged dark oval spots • Syn: ↑spring frog, ↑Rana pipiens • Hypernyms: ↑true frog, ↑ranid • Member Holonyms: ↑Rana, ↑genus Rana …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Southern Leopard Frog — Taxobox name = Southern Leopard Frog image width = 200px status = LC trend = stable regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Amphibia ordo = Anura familia = Ranidae genus = Rana species = R. sphenocephala binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • Vegas Valley Leopard Frog — Taxobox name = Vegas Valley Leopard Frog status = EX | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Anura familia = Ranidae genus = Rana species = R. fisheri binomial = Rana fisheri binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

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