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Meaning of BATRACHIA

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  frogs, toads, tree toads

BATRACHIA is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: Anura, order Anura, order Batrachia, order Salientia, Salientia
 See Also: Amphibia, animal order, Ascaphidae, Brevicipitidae, Bufonidae, class Amphibia, Discoglossidae, family Ascaphidae, family Brevicipitidae, family Bufonidae, family Discoglossidae, family Hylidae, family Leiopelmatidae, family Leptodactylidae, family Liopelmidae, family Microhylidae, family Pelobatidae, family Pipidae, family Polypedatidae, family Ranidae, Hylidae, Leiopelmatidae, Leptodactylidae, Liopelmidae, Microhylidae, Pelobatidae, Pipidae, Polypedatidae, Ranidae



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ba*tra"chi*a\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. batra`cheios
belonging to a frog, fr. ba`trachos frog.] (Zo["o]l.)
The order of amphibians which includes the frogs and toads;
the Anura. Sometimes the word is used in a wider sense as
equivalent to Amphibia.