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definition of the word batrachian

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From modern Latin Batrachia, former name of the zoological order Anura, from Greek βατραχεια, neuter plural of adjective from βατραχος ‘frog’.

Singular
batrachian

Plural
batrachians

batrachian (plural batrachians)

  1. A frog or toad.
    • 1976: The warmth of his defence of the toad led me to suspect uneasily that a close search of his quarters would pretty certainly reveal a comfortable vivarium somewhere, bursting with the little batrachians. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, Something Nasty in the Woodshed (Penguin 2001, p. 421)

batrachian (comparative more batrachian, superlative most batrachian)

Positive
batrachian

Comparative
more batrachian

Superlative
most batrachian

  1. Pertaining to a frog or toad.
    • 1939: At this Lena smiled again with that mirthless batrachian grin. — Henry Miller, Tropic Of Capricorn
    • 1965: His batrachian lips pursed into a smile, and he dug again into the honey. — John Fowles, The Magus

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