Definition of hyla in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhīlə/


A tree frog of a widespread genus, typically bright green in color.
  • Genus Hyla, family Hylidae: many species.
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  • The name of the genus comes from the Greek hyla, belonging to the woods.


Modern Latin, from Greek hulē 'timber'.

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Syllabification: hy·la

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