anuran

[uh-noor-uhn, uh-nyoor-]
noun
1.
any amphibian of the order Anura, comprising the frogs and toads.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the Anura.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Anur(a) (an- an1 + Greek -oura, neuter plural of -ouros -tailed, derivative of ourá tail) + -an

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anuran (əˈnjʊərən)
 
n
1.  any of the vertebrates of the order Anura (or Salientia), characterized by absence of a tail and very long hind legs specialized for hopping: class Amphibia (amphibians). The group includes the frogs and toads
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or belonging to the order Anura
 
[C20: from New Latin Anura, from an- + Greek oura tail]

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Anuran calling surveys may be limited to wetland sites on or adjacent to the park, as will aquatic funnel trapping.
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