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suri·nam toad

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Surinam toad, Pipa pipa, Pipa americananoun

    a South American toad; incubates its young in pits in the skin of its back


  1. surinam toad

    The common Surinam toad or star-fingered toad (Pipa pipa) is an purely aquatic species of frog in the family Pipidae with a widespread distribution in South America. The species is known for incubating its eggs in honeycombed chambers in the skin of the mother's back, releasing fully formed froglets after a period of 4-5 months. It is an ambush predator that lies in wait in the water for prey to come into range, which it then captures using suction feeding.


  1. surinam toad

    The Surinam toad, also known as Pipa pipa, is a species of frog found mainly in South America, particularly in Suriname, known for its unusual appearance and reproductive habits. It has a flat, rectangular body with a dull coloring that resembles a leaf, allowing the toad to blend into the muddy riverbeds where it lives. The most notable characteristic of this species is its unique method of reproduction, where the female toad carries the eggs embedded in the skin of her back until they hatch into fully developed froglets.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surinam toad

    a species of toad native of Surinam. See Pipa


  1. Surinam toad

    The Surinam toad or star-fingered toad is a species of frog in the Pipidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surinam toad in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surinam toad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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