meaning of Bufo

Bufo meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of Amphibia including numerous species of toads

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  • any toad of genus Bufo
  • A genus of Amphibia including different species of toads.

Bufo meaning in Etymology Dictionary

toad genus, from Latin bufo "a toad," an Osco-Umbrian loan-word, possibly from PIE *gwebh-, a-root denoting sliminess also developing terms for "frog" (cognates: Old Prussian gabawo "toad," Old Church Slavonic žaba "frog," center Low German kwappe "tadpole," German Quappe).


Bufo meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A genus of Amphibia including various species of toads.