frog vs salientian what difference

what is difference between frog and salientian

English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fɹɒɡ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒɡ
  • (US) IPA(key): /fɹɑɡ/, /fɹɔɡ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒɡ, -ɔːɡ

Etymology 1

From Middle English frogge, from Old English frogga, frocga (frog), from Proto-Germanic *fruþgô (frog).

Alternative forms

  • frock (dialectal)

Noun

frog (plural frogs)

  1. A small tailless amphibian of the order Anura that typically hops.
    Synonyms: (dialectal) frosh, (dialectal) frosk
    Coordinate terms: pad, paddock
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  2. (music) The part of a violin bow (or that of other similar string instruments such as the viola, cello and contrabass) located at the end held by the player, to which the horsehair is attached.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang) Road. Shorter, more common form of frog and toad.
  4. The depression in the upper face of a pressed or handmade clay brick.
  5. An organ on the bottom of a horse’s hoof that assists in the circulation of blood.
  6. (rail transport) The part of a railway switch or turnout where the running-rails cross (from the resemblance to the frog in a horse’s hoof).
    Synonym: common crossing
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Esperanto: frogo
  • Hawaiian: poloka
  • Irish: frog
Translations
See also
  • amphibian
  • pad
  • paddock
  • tadpole
  • toad

Verb

frog (third-person singular simple present frogs, present participle frogging, simple past and past participle frogged)

  1. To hunt or trap frogs.
  2. (transitive, biology) To use a pronged plater to transfer (cells) to another plate.
  3. (transitive, cooking) To spatchcock (a chicken).
Derived terms
  • frog stitch

Etymology 2

From frog legs, stereotypical food of the French. Compare French rosbif (English person), from roast beef, corresponding term for English, likewise based on stereotypical food; and Kraut for Germans.

Noun

frog (plural frogs, feminine frogette)

  1. (offensive) A French person.
    Synonyms: baguette, cheese-eating surrender monkey
  2. (Canada, offensive) A French-speaking person from Quebec.
Alternative forms
  • Frog
Derived terms
  • frogess
  • froggy
  • froglet
Translations

See also

  • Frenchie

Further reading

  • frog in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Etymology 3

Unknown. Possibly borrowed from Portuguese froco (flock), from Latin floccus (flock).

Noun

frog (plural frogs)

  1. A leather or fabric loop used to attach a sword or bayonet, or its scabbard, to a waist or shoulder belt.
  2. An ornate fastener for clothing consisting of an oblong button (covered with netted thread), toggle, or knot, that fits through a loop.
Translations

Verb

frog (third-person singular simple present frogs, present participle frogging, simple past and past participle frogged)

  1. To ornament or fasten a coat, etc. with frogs.

Etymology 4

Supposedly from ribbit (sound made by a frog) sounding similar to “rip it”.

Verb

frog (third-person singular simple present frogs, present participle frogging, simple past and past participle frogged)

  1. (transitive) To unravel part of (a knitted garment) while knitting it in order to correct a mistake.

Further reading

  • frog on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • frog on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons
  • Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “frog”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

Irish

Etymology

Borrowed from English frog.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [fˠɾˠɔɡ]

Noun

frog m or f (genitive singular froig, nominative plural froganna)

  1. frog (amphibian; organ in a horse’s foot)

Declension

Derived terms

Mutation

Further reading

  • “frog” in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “frog” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “frog” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Volapük

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [fɾoɡ]

Noun

frog (nominative plural frogs)

  1. frog (amphibian)

Declension

See also

  • bufod (toad)
  • mafib (amphibian)
  • nim (animal)
  • rosip (toad)
  • vatanim (aquatic animal)


English

Etymology

Salientia +‎ -an.

Noun

salientian (plural salientians)

  1. (biology) Any amphibian of the clade Salientia; the frogs and toads (normally within order Anura or clade Batrachia)

Adjective

salientian (comparative more salientian, superlative most salientian)

  1. Of or pertaining to these animals.

Hyponyms

  • anuran
  • batrachian

See also

  • froggish
  • froggy
  • froglike
  • frogly
  • ranine
  • toadish
  • toadlike
  • toadly

Further reading

  • Anura (frog) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Batrachia on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Salientia on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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