Anuran



any amphibian of the order Anura, comprising the frogs and toads.
belonging or pertaining to the Anura.
Historical Examples

Studies of chromosomes of some anuran amphibians (Hylidae and Centrolenidae).
Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group William E. Duellman

The characters used in the systematic study of the frogs in this group are those usually employed in anuran systematics.
A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group William E. Duellman

noun
any of the vertebrates of the order Anura (or Salientia), characterized by absence of a tail and very long hind legs specialized for hopping: class Amphibia (amphibians). The group includes the frogs and toads
adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the order Anura

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