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. 2001.

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