crapaud


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crapaud

(ˈkræpəʊ; ˈkrɑː-)
n
(Animals) Caribbean a frog or toad
[from French: toad]
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Noun1.crapaud - large toothed frog of South America and Central America resembling the bullfrog
anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog - any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
genus Leptodactylus, Leptodactylus - type genus of the Leptodactylidae; in some classifications placed in the family Bufonidae
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In 1991, Kibushi made his first stop-motion film based on a tale from his own ethnic group, the Tetela, titled Le Crapaud Chez Ses Beaux-Parents (The Toad Visits His In-Laws).
65,218 to the Crapaud Community Curling Club to upgrade facilities;
Le crapaud bien campe sur la butte qui surplombe la marre, croasse et croasse en tendant l'oreille pour bien s'entendre confabuler et pour mieux savourer ses vocalises portees par le vent au dela des champs.
The community of Crapaud wants area residents to stay active despite the winter weather, so they've made it easy -- and free -- for people to get some exercise indoors by providing access to the South Shore Actiplex track.
L'enjeu est alors pour l'ethnologue de determiner de quelles especes de tortue et de crapaud il s'agit.
12) Tour a tour crapaud, vautour, hyene et cafard--inquietante menagerie pullulant dans plus d'un des romans etudies (13)--les hommes de lettres se trouvent non seulement relegues a un degre inferieur a l'humain dans l'echelle des etres, mais encore ravales au rang des especes les plus grotesques du regne animal suivant l'imagination populaire.
Dominica's national dish is frogs' legs – known as crapaud – hopefully more appetising than it sounds.
Enfin, Mitrophane Crapoussin est une figure ambivalente, dont le prenom peut renvoyer au premier pretre orthodoxe chinois, a la coiffe d'un eveque et, selon le Godefroy, cite par Grojnowski, au "trou de la verge" (392n11), et dont le nom designe a l'origine un petit crapaud, mais s'etend au registre de l'insulte pour designer une petite personne bedonnante et sans importance.
ca Science Institute's forum, numerous public workshops, and the initiatives of the faculty are ways for students to be involved with the community CRAPAUD is a student research group in urban agriculture.
Bertram was first elected to the Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly in September 2003 to represent District 17, Crapaud Hazel Grove.
Survived by her daughter Janet Bradshaw of Summerside, sister Ruth (Norman) MacDonald, Crapaud, PEI, and brothers Charles Wright, Searlstown and George (late Marie) Wright, Simcoe, Ontario.
In 1727, the slave of an elderly chief named Vieux Crapaud described the land of the Mandan who allegedly knew where the western sea was located.