frog vs toad

frog toad


  • 1) this sense)An amphibian similar to a frog with bigger back legs and more ragged skin.
  • 2) A very unpleasant man.
  • 3) A horned lizard.
  • 4) Any of various anuran amphibians especially of the family Bufonidae, characteristically being more terrestrial and having drier, rougher skin and shorter legs than the smooth-skinned frogs.
  • 5) A person regarded as repulsive.
  • 6) (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of batrachians belonging to the genus Bufo and allied genera, especially those of the family Bufonidæ. Toads are generally terrestrial in their habits except during the breeding season, when they seek the water. Most of the species burrow beneath the earth in the daytime and come forth to feed on insects at night. Most toads have a rough, warty skin in which are glands that secrete an acrid fluid.
  • 7) (Zoöl.) See under Obstetrical.
  • 8) (Zoöl.) See under Tree.
  • 9) (Zoöl.) See Pita.
  • 10) (Zoöl.) a horned toad.
  • 11) (Zoöl.) See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo.
  • 12) (Zoöl.), [Prov. Eng.] the reed bunting.
  • 13) (Bot.) a low-growing kind of rush (Juncus bufonius).
  • 14) (Bot.) a hollow-stemmed plant (Equisetum limosum) growing in muddy places.
  • 15) any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
  • 16) A batrachian or amphibian of the family Bufonidæ or some related family.
  • 17) Figuratively, a person as an object of disgust or aversion: also used in deprecating or half-affectionate raillery. Compare toadling.


  • 1) I want you.... *flips over card* To make a frog cake. *stares at cake looking for the resemblence between fraken frog and a real frog* The resemblance: They are both green.
  • 2) Tales were told of the sun under his frog name; later people forgot that _frog_ meant "sun," and the result was the popular tale, _A frog, He Would
  • 3) We used the phrase "frog in your throat" then, and we'll use it again now.
  • 4) Gigged, caught, netted, hand grabbed, or caught with a spinning outfit and plastic worm, a frog is a gourmet's delight, a trip into culinary excellence, a treat for the taste-buds.
  • 5) Tropical or arctic, lake or desert, the frog is a goal of nature regardless of lineage or environment.
  • 6) When a largemouth busts the surface and nails the frog is about as exciting as fishing gets.
  • 7) ‘Around 5,000 amphibian species, including frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders are thought to exist today.’
  • 8) ‘Some amphibians we know today include frogs, toads, newts and salamanders.’
  • 9) ‘A similar story can be told for several other species of toads, frogs, salamanders, alligators, and turtles around the world.’
  • 10) ‘Amphibians, such as frogs and toads, can also carry salmonella.’
  • 11) ‘The recent warm but wet weather has caused a mass migration of frogs, newts and toads to the Barnes Wetland Centre.’
  • 12) ‘The new pond has been created to encourage frogs, newts, toads, dragonflies and butterflies.’
  • 13) ‘These amphibians, like modern frogs and salamanders, hatched from eggs and spent their larval period in the water as tadpoles.’
  • 14) ‘Water provides a breeding place for frogs, toads, newts and dragonflies.’
  • 15) ‘From every direction frogs leaped, skidded, and dived toward the safety of deeper water.’
  • 16) ‘Scientists suspect that frogs use skin poisons as a defense against predators and microbes.’
  • 17) ‘Ice crystals start forming on the frog's skin and quickly work their way inside.’
  • 18) ‘They had everything from frogs to boa constrictors.’
  • 19) ‘Scientists now suggest that the diet of Colombian poison-dart frogs, shown above, causes their skin to be toxic.’
  • 20) ‘A frog leaps off the bank into a shallow pond just as a hummingbird pauses for nectar from a flaming red salvia plant.’
  • 21) ‘The reason for avoiding consumption of the rest of the body is unclear, but may be related to poisonous excretions from the skin of frogs.’
  • 22) ‘The salmon had also been observed feeding on frogs and newts.’
  • 23) ‘Bullfrogs, unlike native frogs, are unpalatable to the non-native fishes.’
  • 24) ‘Dr Harnett said pond insects and water plants were already thriving, and some visitors had seen newts and frogs.’
  • 25) ‘Reilly will compare the population status and dynamics of the European common frog in the three different types of peat bogs found in Ireland.’
  • 26) ‘The European common frog has a small, squat body and a wide, flat head.’
  • 27) ‘I wasn't exotic and I never thought about wearing a little black linen pants and a shirt that closed with frogs instead of buttons.’
  • 28) ‘The costume was a very nice military top, green material with a frog or braid across the front, black wool tights with a red decoration on the side, and nice character shoes.’
  • 29) ‘I know the braided loop on a traditional Asian costume is a frog.’
  • 30) ‘It was held closed by four large, golden frogs, down the front of the robe.’
  • 31) ‘‘The horse scraped the frog of his left hoof in the backstretch and lost his drive,’ Nakatani said.’
  • 32) ‘The ground surface of the foot, that is the sole, bars and frog, are not touched.’
  • 33) ‘‘She has flat feet and her frogs have gotten beat up in the past, but her feet have been good lately,’ Hills said.’
  • 34) ‘Duckett feels that there should be shortening of the distance from the point of the frog to the toe.’
  • 35) ‘Had a fang hit the hoof's frog instead of the hoof, it might have been another story.’
  • 36) ‘Moreover, it is felt by many that by leaving the frog intact, the proper width between the heels will be maintained.’


  • 1) And what happens to hole without the toad?
  • 2) This is where the toads and newts came in.
  • 3) It will be really important for telling us if the common toad is going up or down nationally.
  • 4) Or a toad in the hole.
  • 5) Serve toad in the hole with mash, the gravy and peas.
  • 6) And because they are mini toads in mini holes, they only count as mini calories.
  • 7) The cane toad was introduced by farmers to eat pests, which it failed to do.
  • 8) Bit of a problem with cane toads in Queensland.
  • 9) The cane toad springs to mind, introduced to control the cane beetle then becoming a plague itself.
  • 10) I do their laundry for them and treat them to my toad in the hole.
  • 11) The cane toad is one example of many; our record in meddling with ecosystems is not a good one.
  • 12) WITH giant purple ears and a freaky thin tongue this cane toad looks like a science experiment gone wrong.
  • 13) Don't eat poisonous cane toads.
  • 14) Main: toad in the hole with mash and peas.
  • 15) Others go, like the toads and newts, under damp leaves or into holes in the earth.
  • 16) The male cane toad is very sex driven, therefore he will try to mate with ANYTHING ---- even dead frogs.
  • 17) The current little toad is something else entirely.
  • 18) While anyone should take the proper care and consideration into the ownership of any pet, the Sonoran desert toad is not endangered.
  • 19) I cannot tell by what logick we call a toad, a bear, or an elephant ugly; they being created in those outward shapes and figures which best express the actions of their inward forms; and having passed that general visitation of God, who saw that all that he had made was good, that is, conformable to his will, which abhors deformity, and is the rule of order and beauty.
  • 20) The toad is very long-lived and grows horns at the age of three thousand years.
  • 21) This action must have been observed during the most ancient times, as, according to Mr. Hensleigh Wedgwood,21 the word toad expresses in all the languages of Europe the habit of swelling.
  • 22) As a matter of fact, those conversant with this subject make no distinction between the two, using the terms toad-stool and mushroom as interchangeable.
  • 23) I hold there is a general beauty in the works of God, and therefore no deformity in any kind of species whatsoever: I cannot tell by what logic we call a toad, a bear, or an elephant ugly, they being created in those outward shapes and figures which best express those actions of their inward forms.
  • 24) The headword toad is duly glossed, as padda, karta, and then -- quite needlessly -- illustrated, with this remarkably elucidating sentence: the toad was delighted to see his mother again.
  • 25) ‘At least 10 of the 16 original species of amphibians (frogs, toads and salamanders) survived the eruption.’
  • 26) ‘Dutch police in Leeuwarden are trying to find out if drug addicts raided a pet shop and stole three exotic toads whose warty skin is said to induce hallucinations when licked.’
  • 27) ‘Some amphibians we know today include frogs, toads, newts and salamanders.’
  • 28) ‘A similar story can be told for several other species of toads, frogs, salamanders, alligators, and turtles around the world.’
  • 29) ‘The loam of the junkyard was rich and fertile, streaming with healthy earthworms, mole crickets, and warty toads camouflaged against the ground.’
  • 30) ‘But, because the liver is missing and there's a hole in the toad's body, the blood vessels and lungs burst and the other organs ooze out, he said.’
  • 31) ‘The familiar frogs, toads, and salamanders have been present since at least the Jurassic Period.’
  • 32) ‘Amphibians such as frogs, toads, and salamanders are undergoing rapid population declines, most likely due to fungal disease, climate change, habitat loss, and pollution.’
  • 33) ‘The marsh supports American toads, midland painted turtles, Blanding's turtles, snapping turtles, and Lake Erie water snakes.’
  • 34) ‘There are seven categories of fish, including the basking shark, and the same number of amphibians and reptiles such as turtles, toads, lizards and newts.’
  • 35) ‘The skins of some species of frogs and toads secrete an extraordinary array of defensive chemicals when the animals are seized by predators.’
  • 36) ‘As with other toads their skin has a somewhat warty appearance but the distinguishing feature is a dark bar across the head behind the eyes.’
  • 37) ‘The toad Party was against cruelty to all amphibians - particularly toads - but behind the humour was a serious message of care for the environment.’
  • 38) ‘Fortunately, though, the virus has not proved to be as harmful to salamanders as B. dendrobatidis has been to frogs and toads.’
  • 39) ‘Surrey County Council is leap-frogging into action ready for the annual migration of frogs, toads and newts to their breeding grounds for spawning which takes place from late February to May.’
  • 40) ‘Richard and volunteers spent two frantic evenings running up and down the road helping newts, toads and frogs cross the road, fishing them out of drains and covering up the grids.’
  • 41) ‘There are newts, toads, frogs and fish - all of which birds feed on.’
  • 42) ‘The sudden arrival of warm wet weather caused a mass night-time migration of frogs, newts and toads to deluge the centre in Barnes.’
  • 43) ‘The recent warm but wet weather has caused a mass migration of frogs, newts and toads to the Barnes Wetland Centre.’
  • 44) ‘Cane toads are poisonous, ugly-looking large toads that are a major problem in parts of Australia.’
  • 45) ‘This snivelling little toad said with utter contempt in his voice, ‘Oh sure the French have culture.’’
  • 46) ‘Totally avoid toads like him, and look for a crush who respects girls in general - and you in particular!’
  • 47) ‘No, Joe, you sniveling toad whose pathetic job it is to lie for other liars.’

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