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edible frog

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Definition of edible frog in English:

noun

A large green aquatic frog of mainland Europe, popular as food in some regions.
  • Rana esculenta, family Ranidae
Example sentences
  • What's more, even as the Central Valley became a major source of edible frogs, Californians were converting wetlands to farmland on a massive scale.
  • Without enough R. lessonae to mate with, however, edible frogs couldn't reproduce.
  • The genome of the Edible Frog (R. esculenta) therefore consists of two parts of each of its parent species.

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