Definition of Surinam toad in English:

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Surinam toad

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞orəˌnam ˌtōd/


An aquatic South American toad with a flat body and long webbed feet, the female of which carries the eggs and tadpoles in pockets on her back.
  • Pipa pipa, family Pipidae.
Example sentences
  • If you really want to breed Suriname toads, you need a three-foot deep garbage can plus a male and a female.
  • The group captured and briefly restrained a Suriname toad for a quick photo.

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Syllabification: Su·ri·nam toad

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