Definition of leopard frog in English:

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leopard frog

noun

A common greenish-brown North American frog that has dark leopardlike spots with a pale border.
  • Rana pipiens, family Ranidae.
Example sentences
  • On wildlife refuges in Arizona where Schwalbe studies the amphibian, bullfrogs have nearly eliminated the Mexican garter snake and the Chiricahua leopard frog.
  • The Berkeley team now reports similar laboratory results in two U.S. species, the leopard frog and the Pacific tree frog.
  • On June 14, we proposed to list the Chiricahua leopard frog as threatened due to the effects of non-native predators, disease, habitat loss, and potential natural events, such as floods and drought.

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Syllabification: leop·ard frog

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