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flying frog

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Definition of flying frog in English:

noun

A nocturnal arboreal Asian frog which is able to glide between trees using the large webs between its extended toes.
  • Polypedates leucomystax, family Rhacophoridae
Example sentences
  • Rhacophorus nigromaculatus, the ‘flying frog,’ uses extensive webbing and a flattened body to parachute from tree to tree.
  • In a split second I turned my front wheel towards him, realised he was blocking my path and launched myself off my bike pedals in a move to rival the most flamboyant of flying frogs.
  • Compare the two designs for the Joint Strike Fighter, and you'll see the obvious: Boeing's looks like ‘a flying frog with its mouth wide open,’ says a Pentagon source.

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