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bullfrog

[boo l-frog, -frawg] /ˈbʊlˌfrɒg, -ˌfrɔg/
noun
1.
a large frog, especially the North American Rana catesbeiana, having a deep voice.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700, Americanism; bull1 + frog1; so called from its size and voice
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British Dictionary definitions for bull-frog

bullfrog

/ˈbʊlˌfrɒɡ/
noun
1.
any of various large frogs, such as Rana catesbeiana (American bullfrog), having a loud deep croak
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Word Origin and History for bull-frog

bullfrog

n.

also bull-frog, 1738, from bull (n.1) + frog (n.1). So called for its voice.

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Slang definitions & phrases for bull-frog

bullfrog

noun

A male hitchhiker (1960s+ Truckers)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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