bullfrog

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bull·frog

 (bo͝ol′frôg′, -frŏg′)
n.
Any of several large, heavy-bodied frogs, especially Rana catesbeiana, native to eastern North America and introduced elsewhere, having a characteristic deep resonant croak.

bullfrog

(ˈbʊlˌfrɒɡ)
n
(Animals) any of various large frogs, such as Rana catesbeiana (American bullfrog), having a loud deep croak

bull•frog

(ˈbʊlˌfrɒg, -ˌfrɔg)

n.
a large North American frog, Rana catesbeiana, having a deep voice.
[1690–1700, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bullfrog - largest North American frogbullfrog - largest North American frog; highly aquatic with a deep-pitched voice
genus Rana, Rana - type genus of the Ranidae
ranid, true frog - insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs
Translations
grenouille-taureau

bullfrog

[ˈbʊlfrɒg] Nrana f toro

bullfrog

[ˈbʊlfrɒg] ngrenouille-taureau f

bullfrog

[ˈbʊlˌfrɒg] nrana toro
References in classic literature ?
No signs of life occurred near him, but occasionally the melancholy chirp of a cricket, or perhaps the guttural twang of a bull-frog from a neighboring marsh, as if sleeping uncomfortably and turning suddenly in his bed.
Two or three times I endeavoured to insinuate myself between the canes, and by dint of coaxing and bending them to make some progress; but a bull-frog might as well have tried to work a passage through the teeth of a comb, and I gave up the attempt in despair.
He had swung round his revolving chair so as to face me, and he sat all puffed out like an enormous bull-frog, his head laid back and his eyes half-covered by supercilious lids.