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Definition of the noun american toad

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noun

  1. common toad of America
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Bufo americanus
    • more generic term: true toad = tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin
    • geographic area: North America
    • observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
      map of observational data from the GBIF
      Count per one degree cell
      1 - 9
      10 - 99
      100 - 999
      1000 - 9999
      10000 - 99999
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Game

American Toad is a solitaire game using two decks of playing cards. This game is similar to Canfield except that the Tableau builds down in suit, and a partial Tableau Stack cannot be moved. The object of the game is to move all cards to the Foundations.

  • genre: Card game

Phrases with American Toad

  1. Dwarf American Toad
  2. Eastern American Toad

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for American Toad

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Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

americanus ( American toad), B. marinus (giant toad), B. terrestris (southern toad), B. cognatus ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

americanus ( American toad), B. marinus (giant toad),B. terrestris (southern toad), B. cognatus ( great ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Substances and their Effects (DOSE) (2007)

A-B by S D Gangolli

freshwater snails aquatic fungus aquatic fungus German cockroach protozoans plant bumble bee bacterium fungus rotifer rotifer zebra fish bacterium tubifex worm bacterium black mustard cabbage bacteria American toad toad common toad ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

The Central American toad, Bufo marinas, is also known as the Cane Toad, Giant Neotropical Toad or the Marine Toad.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Zoos (2001)

by Catharine E. Bell

American toad at Chicago Zoological Park (Brookfield Zoo). Photo by Mike Greer; courtesy of and copyright © Chicago Zoological Society. Malayan hill toad at San Diego Zoo. Photo courtesy of. enthusiastic and have been known to amplex ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1863)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

The common American toad (B. Americans, Le Conte) is 2J to 3 inches long, with short, thick, and bloated warty body ; anterior limbs large, posterior short with a spade-like process at root of 1st toe, described as a rudimentary 6th toe by some ...

Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in Art (2004)

by Hope B. Werness

The American toad (Bufo americanus) is smaller and less toxic (Benson, Birds and Beasts 94f.). Although many gold images from the Intermediate area were melted down by the Spanish, toad and frog pendants and beads have survived, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

Bufo americanus (Anaxyrus americanus, American toad) A brown, grey, olive, or red toad (Bufonidae), 50–107 mm long, with prominent eyes and large warts on the dorsal side of its hind legs, that feeds at night on invertebrates. It occurs in a ...

Google previewWebster's Academic Dictionary (1895)

A Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster

A fawning, obsequious parasite ; sycophant ; flat- American Toad ( Btfo lentigi*on*). terer; toady.

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

The Central American toad, Bufo ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)

by James H. Marsh

American toad (B. americanus) and Canadian toad (B. hemiophrys), regarded as a subspecies of B. americanus by some authorities. Two so-called “spadefoot toads,” belonging to family Pelobatidae, are known in Canada.

Google previewInstant encyclopaedia of geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

In 1937 the Central American toad ...

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Small photo of Chocolate lab puppy studying an American toad in the gravel - confrontation concept.Small photo of Hand holding a tiny American toad (Anaxyrus Americanus) in the forest.Small photo of Side view of an American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus)Small photo of Female American Toad (Bufo americanus) with a green backgroundSmall photo of American toad (Bufo americanus)Small photo of Cane toads, Rhinella marina, common big American toadSmall photo of American Toad sitting in the shallow water. More...

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