Nototrema

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nototrema (Zoöl) The pouched, or marsupial, frog of South America.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nototrema A genus of Hylidæ, having on the back a kind of pouch or marsupium in which the eggs are received and hatched; the pouch-toads. The species are N. marsupiatum, a native of Peru, N. oviferum, and N. fissipes, the last from Pernambuco in Brazil.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Nototrema nō-tō-trē′ma the pouch-toads, a genus of Hylidæ
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. nw^ton back + a hole
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. nōtos, the back, trēma, a hole.