frogspawn


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frogspawn

(ˈfrɒɡˌspɔːn)
n
(Zoology) a mass of fertilized frogs' eggs or developing tadpoles, each egg being surrounded by a protective nutrient jelly
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frogspawn

[ˈfrɒgspɔːn] Nhuevas fpl de rana

frogspawn

frog spawn [ˈfrɒgspɔːn] nfrai m de grenouille
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For Eurosceptics, it's the Conference Premier play-offs on BT Sport 1 - Grimsby versus Gateshead, accompanied by a good honest fish supper and a glass of some disgusting traditional British beverage such as dandelion and burdock or Old Frogspawn Ale.
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I also recall being assaulted as I walked into the dining room by the rancid smell of 'home-made' crisps (apparently 100% grease, 0% potato) and finishing off whatever nutrition-free fare was on the menu that day with the foulest dessert known to primary school kids: frogspawn (aka tapioca).
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