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Meaning of FROG

Pronunciation:  frâg

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
  2. [n]  a decorative loop of braid or cord
  3. [n]  a person of French descent

FROG is a 4 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: anuran, batrachian, frogs, Gaul, salientian, toad, toadfrog
 See Also: adornment, Alytes cisternasi, Alytes obstetricans, amphibian, Ascaphus trui, barking frog, bell toad, Bombina bombina, crapaud, eastern narrow-mouthed toad, fire-bellied toad, French person, Frenchman, Frenchwoman, Gastrophryne carolinensis, Gastrophryne olivacea, Hylactophryne augusti, leptodactylid, leptodactylid frog, Leptodactylus pentadactylus, Liopelma hamiltoni, midwife toad, obstetrical toad, ranid, ribbed toad, robber frog, sheep frog, South American bullfrog, South American poison toad, spadefoot, spadefoot toad, tailed frog, tailed toad, tongueless frog, tree frog, tree toad, treefrog, true frog, true toad, western narrow-mouthed toad



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Frog\ (fr[o^]g), n. [AS. froggu, frocga a frog (in
    sensel); akin to D. vorsch, OHG. frosk, G. frosch, Icel.
    froskr, fraukr, Sw. & Dan. fr["o].]
    1. (Zo["o]l.) An amphibious animal of the genus {Rana} and
       related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly, and
       take long leaps on land. Many of the species utter loud
       notes in the springtime.
    Note: The edible frog of Europe ({Rana esculenta}) is
          extensively used as food; the American bullfrog ({R.
          Catesbiana}) is remarkable for its great size and loud
    2. [Perh. akin to E. fork, cf. frush frog of a horse.]
       (Anat.) The triangular prominence of the hoof, in the
       middle of the sole of the foot of the horse, and other
       animals; the fourchette.
    3. (Railroads) A supporting plate having raised ribs that
       form continuations of the rails, to guide the wheels where
       one track branches from another or crosses it.
    4. [Cf. fraco of wool or silk, L. floccus, E. frock.] An
       oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and
       fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.
    5. The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.
    {Cross frog} (Railroads), a frog adapted for tracks that
       cross at right angles.
    {Frog cheese}, a popular name for a large puffball.
    {Frog eater}, one who eats frogs; -- a term of contempt
       applied to a Frenchman by the vulgar class of English.
    {Frog fly}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Frog} hopper.
    {Frog hopper} (Zo["o]l.), a small, leaping, hemipterous
       insect living on plants. The larv[ae] are inclosed in a
       frothy liquid called {cuckoo spit} or {frog spit}.
    {Frog lily} (Bot.), the yellow water lily ({Nuphar}).
    {Frog spit} (Zo["o]l.), the frothy exudation of the {frog
       hopper}; -- called also {frog spittle}. See {Cuckoo spit},
       under {Cuckoo}.
  2. \Frog\, v. t.
    To ornament or fasten (a coat, etc.) with trogs. See {Frog},
    n., 4.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a frog in your dream, represents a potential to change or to do the unexpected. The frog may be a prince in disguise. Alternatively, the frog may suggest uncleanness. Seeing frogs leaping in your dream, may indicate your lack of commitment. You have the tendency to jump from one thing to another. Alternatively, it may suggest that you are taking major steps toward some goal. Dreaming that you are catching a frog means your carelessness concerning your health. Hearing the sounds of a frog in your dream means that you visit with friends will not accomplish anything that you wanted it to.
Easton Bible Dictionary

(Heb. tsepharde'a, meaning a "marsh-leaper"). This reptile is mentioned in the Old Testament only in connection with one of the plagues which fell on the land of Egypt (Ex. 8:2-14; Ps. 78:45; 105:30).

In the New Testament this word occurs only in Rev. 16:13, where it is referred to as a symbol of uncleanness. The only species of frog existing in Palestine is the green frog (Rana esculenta), the well-known edible frog of the Continent.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: amphibian, Aussie, batrachian, Boche, broad jumper, bucking bronco, buckjumper, bullfrog, Canuck, Chink, croaker, dago, flea, gazelle, goat, grasshopper, greaseball, greaser, Guinea, high jumper, hopper, hoppytoad, hoptoad, Hunk, Hunkie, hurdle racer, hurdler, jackrabbit, Jerry, jumper, jumping bean, jumping jack, kangaroo, Kraut, Krauthead, leaper, limey, Mick, Mickey, newt, paddock, Paddy, pole vaulter, polliwog, salamander, salmon, stag, sunfisher, tadpole, timber topper, toad, tree frog, tree toad, vaulter, wetback