Definition of Batrachia in English:

Batrachia

Line breaks: Ba|tra¦chia
Pronunciation: /bəˈtreɪkɪə
 
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noun

Zoology
Another term for Anura.
More example sentences
  • This clade is also referred to as Batrachia and is placed in superorder Salientia.
  • Maximum parsimony analysis of this latter data set also recovered monophyly of living amphibians and favored a frog + salamander (Batrachia) relationship.
  • For example, Batrachia and Gymnophiona are sister taxa within the ancestral taxon, Amphibia (or ‘Lissamphibia’ in many systems).

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Greek batrakhos 'frog'.

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