A genus of Amphibia including numerous species of toads
- any toad of genus Bufo
- A genus of Amphibia including different species of toads.
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).
(n.) A genus of Amphibia including various species of toads.