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frog·mouth

 (frôg′mouth′, frŏg′-)
n.
Any of various brown or gray nocturnal birds of the family Podargidae of Southeast Asia and Australia, having a wide mouth and a hooked bill.

frogmouth

(ˈfrɒɡˌmaʊθ)
n
(Animals) any nocturnal insectivorous bird of the genera Podargus and Batrachostomus, of SE Asia and Australia, similar to the nightjars: family Podargidae, order Caprimulgiformes
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Noun1.frogmouth - insectivorous bird of Australia and southeastern Asia having a wide frog-like mouthfrogmouth - insectivorous bird of Australia and southeastern Asia having a wide frog-like mouth
caprimulgiform bird - long-winged nonpasserine birds
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Handbook of the birds of India and Pakistan: together with those of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Ceylon: Frogmouths to pittas.
Beginning with one very tired wombat, Treml's narrative cleverly introduces a growing numbers of curlews, frogmouths, penguins and galahs (to name a few) to interact, or not, with the central character.
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At the beginning of time Grandmother Frogmouth announces that Frogmouths will make their home in the trees.
NIGHTJARS, POTOOS, FROGMOUTHS, OILBIRD AND OWLET-NIGHTJARS OF THE WORLD.
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Furthermore, Kaplan describes innumerable new or novel traits in frogmouths without any citations to literature which scientifically establishes them.
In virtually every chapter the author begins by summarizing general facts about all birds and then leads into Tawny Frogmouths (Podargus strigoides) in particular.