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(Animals) any frog of the family Ranidae
of, relating to, or resembling a frog of the family Ranidae
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ran•id(ˈræn ɪd, ˈreɪ nɪd)
1. belonging or pertaining to the frog family Ranidae, characterized by smooth, moist skin and semiaquatic habits.n.
[1885–90; < New Latin Ranidae=Ran(a) a genus (Latin rāna frog) + -idae -id2]
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|Noun||1.||ranid - insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs|
anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog - any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
Rana sylvatica, wood frog, wood-frog - wide-ranging light-brown frog of moist North American woodlands especially spruce
leopard frog, Rana pipiens, spring frog - common North American green or brownish frog having white-edged dark oval spots
green frog, Rana clamitans, spring frog - similar to bullfrog; found in or near marshes and ponds; of United States and Canada
cascades frog, Rana cascadae - mountain frog found near water; of United States Northwest to California
frog legs - hind legs of frogs used as food; resemble chicken and cooked as chicken
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