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poison arrow frog Syllabification: poi·son ar·row frog

Definition of poison arrow frog in English:


A small slender, brightly colored frog of Central and South American rain forests. Its skin secretes a virulent poison, used by American Indians to coat their arrowheads.
  • Family Dendrobatidae: several genera and numerous species
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  • Snakes, poison-arrow frogs, and bullet ants can be dangerous, and he often relies on the experienced parataxonomists.
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