tailed frog

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tailed frog

 (tāld)
n.
Either of two small frogs (Ascaphus truei or A. montanus) of western North America, having a taillike copulatory organ in the male.
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Noun1.tailed frog - western North American frog with a taillike copulatory organtailed frog - western North American frog with a taillike copulatory organ
anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog - any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
Ascaphus, genus Ascaphus - type genus of the Ascaphidae; in some classifications included in the family Leiopelmatidae
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