tree toad
noun Date: 1778 tree frog

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tree toad — Tree Tree (tr[=e]), n. [OE. tree, tre, treo, AS. tre[ o], tre[ o]w, tree, wood; akin to OFries. tr[=e], OS. treo, trio, Icel. tr[=e], Dan. tr[ae], Sw. tr[ a], tr[ a]d, Goth. triu, Russ. drevo, W. derw an oak, Ir. darag, darog, Gr. dry^s a tree,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tree toad — Toad Toad, n. [OE. tode, tade, AS. t[=a]die, t[=a]dige; of unknown origin. Cf. {Tadpole}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of batrachians belonging to the genus {Bufo} and allied genera, especially those of the family {Bufonid[ae]}. Toads… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tree toad — ☆ tree toad n. any of various tree frogs * * * …   Universalium

  • tree toad — tree′ toad n. ram tree frog • Etymology: 1770–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • tree toad — ☆ tree toad n. any of various tree frogs …   English World dictionary

  • tree toad — noun arboreal amphibians usually having adhesive disks at the tip of each toe; of southeast Asia and Australia and America • Syn: ↑tree frog, ↑tree frog • Hypernyms: ↑frog, ↑toad, ↑toad frog, ↑anuran, ↑batrachian, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree toad. — See tree frog. [1770 80, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • tree toad — noun another term for tree frog …   English new terms dictionary

  • tree-toad — n. Tree frog (Hyla arborea) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tree toad. — See tree frog. [1770 80, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

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