What does bullfrog mean?

bullfrog meaning in General Dictionary

a rather huge types of frog Rana Catesbiana found in North America so named from its loud-bellowing in springtime

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  • largest North American frog; extremely aquatic with a deep-pitched voice
  • a tremendously big species of frog (Rana Catesbiana), present United states; -- so-named from its loud bellowing in spring.

bullfrog meaning in Etymology Dictionary

also bull-frog, 1738, from bull (n.1) + frog (n.1). So-called because of its vocals.


bullfrog meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A really big species of frog (Rana Catesbiana), within the united states; -- so named from the loud-bellowing in spring.


Sentence Examples with the word bullfrog

This discovery was followed in 1904 by that of the Bullfrog District, in Nye county, 60 m.

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