Definition of toadlet in English:

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toadlet

Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊdlɪt/

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.
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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