wood frog

noun
wide-ranging light-brown frog of moist North American woodlands especially spruce
Syn: ↑wood-frog, ↑Rana sylvatica
Hypernyms: ↑true frog, ↑ranid
Member Holonyms: ↑Rana, ↑genus Rana

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noun
1. : a common eastern No. American frog (Rana sylvatica) that lives chiefly in moist woods and woodland pools and is drab or yellowish brown with a black stripe on each side of the head
2. : a brightly colored western No. American frog (Rana aurora) of similar habitats to the eastern wood frog

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a typically light-brown frog, Rana sylvatica, inhabiting moist woodlands of eastern North America, having a dark, masklike marking on the head.
[1690-1700]

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wood frog,
a common brown frog of damp woodlands of northern and eastern North America, with a black spot on each side of the face.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Wood frog — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood Frog — Taxobox name = Wood Frog status = LC status system = IUCN3.1 trend = stable image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Anura familia = Ranidae genus = Rana species = R. sylvatica binomial = Rana sylvatica… …   Wikipedia

  • wood frog — a typically light brown frog, Rana sylvatica, inhabiting moist woodlands of eastern North America, having a dark, masklike marking on the head. [1690 1700] * * * ▪ amphibian  (Rana sylvatica), terrestrial frog (family Ranidae) of forest and… …   Universalium

  • wood-frog — noun wide ranging light brown frog of moist North American woodlands especially spruce • Syn: ↑wood frog, ↑Rana sylvatica • Hypernyms: ↑true frog, ↑ranid • Member Holonyms: ↑Rana, ↑genus Rana …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood frog — noun Date: 1839 a common North American frog (Rana sylvatica) that inhabits chiefly moist woodlands and is dark brown, yellowish brown, or pink with a black stripe on each side of the head …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Australian Wood Frog — Taxobox name = Australian Wood Frog status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = stable regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Anura familia = Ranidae genus = Hylarana species = H. daemeli binomial = Hylarana daemeli… …   Wikipedia

  • Long-legged Wood Frog — Taxobox name = Long legged Wood Frog status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Amphibia ordo = Anura familia = Ranidae genus = Rana species = R. macrocnemis binomial = Rana macrocnemis binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • Wood — Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood acid — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood anemone — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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