tree-frog

tree frog

noun
any of various arboreal frogs, especially of the family Hylidae, usually having adhesive disks at the tip of each toe.

Origin:
1730–40

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tree frog
 
n
1.  any arboreal frog of the family Hylidae, chiefly of SE Asia, Australia, and America. They are strong jumpers and have long toes ending in adhesive discs, which assist in climbing
2.  any of various other arboreal frogs of different families

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