Definition of hyla in English:

hyla

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Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪlə
 
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noun

  • A tree frog of a widespread genus, typically bright green in colour.
    • Genus Hyla, family Hylidae: many species
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    • 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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