Definitions for ranidˈræn ɪd, ˈreɪ nɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ran•idˈræn ɪd, ˈreɪ nɪd(adj.)

  1. belonging or pertaining to the frog family Ranidae, characterized by smooth, moist skin and semiaquatic habits.

    Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

  2. Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

    Ref: frog1 (def. 2). 1 2

Origin of ranid:

1885–90; < NL Ranidae=Ran(a) a genus (L rāna frog) +-idae -id2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. true frog, ranid(noun)

    insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs

Wiktionary

  1. ranid(Noun)

    a true frog of the order Ranidae

  2. ranid(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to the true frogs.

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