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ranid

[ran-id, rey-nid] /ˈræn ɪd, ˈreɪ nɪd/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the frog family Ranidae, characterized by smooth, moist skin and semiaquatic habits.
noun
2.
frog1 (def 2).
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin Ranidae, equivalent to Ran(a) a genus (Latin rāna frog) + -idae -id2
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  • The bullfrog, like many other ranid frogs, is an ambush predator.

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