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tree frogor tree·frog (trē′frôg′, -frŏg′)
Any of various usually small frogs of the family Hylidae, most of which are arboreal and have long toes terminating in adhesive disks. Also called tree toad.
1. (Animals) any arboreal frog of the family Hylidae, chiefly of SE Asia, Australia, and America. They are strong jumpers and have long toes ending in adhesive discs, which assist in climbing
2. (Animals) any of various other arboreal frogs of different families
any frog, esp. of the family Hylidae, that climbs into trees, usu. with the aid of disks at the toes.
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|Noun||1.||tree frog - arboreal amphibians usually having adhesive disks at the tip of each toe; of southeast Asia and Australia and America|
anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog - any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
Hyla crucifer, spring peeper - a small brown tree toad having a shrill call heard near wetlands of eastern United States and Canada in early spring
canyon treefrog, Hyla arenicolor - a small chiefly ground dweller that stays within easy jumping distance of water; of United States southwest and northern Mexico
chameleon tree frog - a form of tree toad
cricket frog - either of two frogs with a clicking call
chorus frog - any of several small North American frogs having a loud call
|2.||tree frog - any of various Old World arboreal frogs distinguished from true frogs by adhesive suckers on the toes|