true frog

true frog

noun
frog ( def 2 ).
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true frog

family of wide-ranging frogs of the order Anura, containing several genera and more than 600 species. Representatives occur on every continent except Antarctica. Members of this group are referred to as the true frogs. Although most are aquatic or semiaquatic, a few ranids are ground burrowers or arboreal. Some species are live-bearers.

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