frog-mouth

frogmouth

[frog-mouth, frawg-]
noun, plural frogmouths [frog-mouthz, -mouths, frawg-] .
any Australian and Oriental bird of the family Podargidae, related to the goatsuckers, having a broad, flattened, froglike mouth.

Origin:
1850–55; frog1 + mouth

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frogmouth (ˈfrɒɡˌmaʊθ)
 
n
any nocturnal insectivorous bird of the genera Podargus and Batrachostomus, of SE Asia and Australia, similar to the nightjars: family Podargidae, order Caprimulgiformes

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