Rhacophorus

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rhacophorus rā-kof′ō-rus a genus of batrachians, with long and webbed feet, adapting it for long leaps.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. rhakos, a rag, pherein, to bear.

Usage


In news:

Among the more than 350 new species found in the Himalayas is the Rhacophorus suffry, a bright green frog in northeast India that uses its long, webbed feet to glide in the air.
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