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cricket frog

noun
1.
either of two tree frogs, Acris gryllus or A. crepitans, of eastern and central U.S., having a clicking call.
Origin of cricket frog
1790-1800
1790-1800
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  • Then Mr. cricket frog puffed out his yellow throat and began to sing.

    The Tale of Chirpy Cricket Arthur Scott Bailey
  • He was so timid—this Mr. cricket frog—that when he saw a stranger he would sometimes play dead.

    The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Mr. cricket frog was very polite, later, when Chirpy spoke to him about moving.

    The Tale of Chirpy Cricket Arthur Scott Bailey
  • When she shut her eyes, and pulled her feet under her body, she wasn't aware that Mr. cricket frog was just as alarmed as she was.

    The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug Arthur Scott Bailey
  • If Mr. cricket frog was in trouble, Chirpy knew of no way to help him.

    The Tale of Chirpy Cricket Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Ever since a splash near-by had interrupted their talk, Mr. cricket frog had not swum a single stroke.

    The Tale of Chirpy Cricket Arthur Scott Bailey
  • But when Mr. cricket frog came down again he landed squarely upon another lily-pad.

    The Tale of Chirpy Cricket Arthur Scott Bailey

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