Definition of tree frog in English:

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tree frog

Pronunciation: /ˈtrē ˌfrôɡ/


An arboreal frog that has long toes with adhesive disks and is typically small and brightly colored.
  • Families Hylidae (of Eurasia, America, and Australia) and Rhacophoridae (of Africa and Asia): numerous species, including the common green tree frog (Hyla arborea) of southern Europe.
Example sentences
  • Rare species include the Pacific pond turtle, the California red-legged frog, the California newt, and the California tree frog.
  • The frog was a whistling tree frog which had stowed away on board a flight from Australia.
  • An astonishing variety of other creatures - a lizard, a snail, a tree frog, a moth, a bush cricket, as well as grasshoppers, cicadas, and wasps - are depicted in and around the flora.

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