Definition of hyla in English:

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hyla

Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪlə/

noun

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

Origin

Modern Latin, from Greek hulē 'timber'.

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