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Definition of the noun American Bullfrog

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  1. American Bullfrog is the vernacular name of the Rana catesbeiana, a species of Rana.
    • geographic area: Caribbean, Middle America, North America, Oceania
  2. American Bullfrog is the vernacular name of the Lithobates catesbeianus, a species of Lithobates.
    • geographic area: North America

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Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Brown bear - cheetah (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

The North American bullfrog is similar in appearance to the much smaller edible frog of Europe; its skin is usually smooth but sometimes it is covered with small tubercles. On its upper- parts the frog is usually greenish to black, sometimes with ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

FACT FILE Surinam horned frog Ceramphrp cornuta South American bullfrog Leptodactylus pentadaOylus Active forager, feeding on small prey only Vizcacheras' white-lipped frog Leptodactylus bufonius Dumeril's striped frog leptodafly/os ...

Google previewAnimals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition) (2012)

A Visual Encyclopedia by DK Publishing

American bullfrog Lithohates catesheianus Green mantella ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

the American bullfrog (R. catesbeiana), and ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

North American bullfrog, largest ofthe true frogs.

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians (2013)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Catesby American Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana Shaw, 1802 [Syn. Lithobates catesbeianus] Mark.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

American bullfrog See Rana catesbiana. American cobra See Micrurus fulvius. American goldfinch See Carduelis tristis. American mourning dove See Zenaida macroura. American robin See Turdus migratorius. 32 AmelAnchier American ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

The American bullfrog Rana catesbeiana is autochthonous in its natural range of eastern North America, but in the southern European Alps and Cuba, it is allochthonous. AUTOHAEMORRHAGE Selfinduced bleeding brought about by the ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia Animal and Bacterial Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

North American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) Edible frog (Rana esculenta) Ornate ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

mountain chicken A colloquial name in Caribbean English for the South American bullfrog, a large terrestrial frog which is eaten as a delicacy in certain West Indian islands, notably Dominica and Montserrat. Compare PADDY CHICKEN.

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