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leopard frog

a common North American green frog, Rana pipiens, having white-edged, dark oval spots on its back.
any of several similar North American frogs.
Origin of leopard frog
1830-40, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • About the time the hylas begin to sing in chorus, you may look for the appearance of the leopard-frog.

    In the Open Stanton Davis Kirkham
  • Very different from this somnolent song of the leopard-frog is the shrilling of garden-toads.

    In the Open Stanton Davis Kirkham

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