African clawed frog

noun
a tongueless frog native to Africa; established in the United States as result of release of laboratory and aquarium animals
Syn: ↑Xenopus laevis
Hypernyms: ↑tongueless frog
Member Holonyms: ↑Xenopus, ↑genus Xenopus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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