What does tadpole mean?

Definitions for tadpoleˈtæd poʊl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tadpole, polliwog, pollywog(noun)

    a larval frog or toad


  1. tadpole(Noun)

    A young toad or frog in its larval stage of development that lives in water, has a tail and no legs, and, like a fish, breathes through gills.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tadpole(noun)

    the young aquatic larva of any amphibian. In this stage it breathes by means of external or internal gills, is at first destitute of legs, and has a finlike tail. Called also polliwig, polliwog, porwiggle, or purwiggy

  2. Tadpole(noun)

    the hooded merganser


  1. Tadpole

    Tadpoles are a psychedelic rock band formed in 1990 in New York City by Todd Parker, Michael Kite Audino and Josh Bracken In 1992, Nick Kramer, David Max and Andrew Jackson of the fledgling Manhattan group, Hit, joined the Tadpoles after putting Hit on hiatus. In 1993 Kite and Jackson left the group, which relocated to Hoboken, New Jersey, where Parker formed Bakery Records. In 1996, Adam Boyette joined Tadpoles to complete what would be their final line-up. Parker announced the Tadpoles would be going on an “indefinite hiatus” in 2000, and the group disbanded. Kramer, Max and Boyette reformed Hit and continued on.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tadpole

    tad′pōl, n. a young toad or frog in its first state, before the tail is absorbed and the limbs pushed forth.—n. Tad (U.S.), a street-boy. [A toad with a poll.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tadpole in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tadpole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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