Definition of clawed frog in English:

clawed frog

Syllabification: clawed frog


  • A frog with a flattened body and claws on the hind toes.
    • Xenopus and other genera, family Pipidae: several species. See also Xenopus
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    • African clawed toads catch their prey by waiting on the bottom of the waterway for something to swim near them.
    • These tumors were transmitted to unaffected clawed toads by injection of cell-free extract from the tumors, suggesting a viral etiology.
    • The antidote to this killer may lie with the clawed toad and a global vaccination programme is one possible long-term prospect.

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