Definition of toadlet in English:

toadlet

Line breaks: toad|let
Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊdlɪt
 
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noun

  • 1A small kind of toad.
    • Several genera, including Pseudophryne of Australia (family Myobatrachidae), and Pelophryne of SE Asia (family Bufonidae)
  • 2A tiny toad that has recently developed from a tadpole.
    More example sentences
    • Luckily, the tadpoles mature into toadlets in less than two weeks.
    • Additionally, these tadpoles become toadlets unusually early, so they are out of the water and hopping around faster than most other frogs.
    • These ponds often dry out, killing the tadpoles, before they can change into toadlets and leave the pond.

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