bufo

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bufo any toad of the genus Bufo
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bufo (Zoöl) A genus of Amphibia including various species of toads.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bufo A genus of tailless amphibians, typical of the family Bufonidœ, and embracing the common toads of Europe and North America. See cut under agua-toad.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. bufo, a toad

Usage

In literature:

May every Bavius have his Bufo still!
"Essay on Man Moral Essays and Satires" by Alexander Pope
Both sericon and bufo shall be lost, Tell them.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
The spinous points on the head approach very near to those of bufo and porcus.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1." by J Lort Stokes
May every Bavias have his Bufo still!
"English Satires" by Various
For me, I am 'sick of fops, and poesy, and prate,' and shall leave the 'whole Castilian state' to Bufo, or any body else.
"Life of Lord Byron, Vol. I. (of VI.)" by Thomas Moore
The character of Bufo might be equally suitable to others; but no reasonable man could doubt that every one would fix it upon Halifax.
"Alexander Pope" by Leslie Stephen
She is Josefina Garcia, one of the ballet at Los Bufos.
"Maximina" by Armando Palacio Valdés
The parasite infests not only the frogs but the American toads known as Bufo.
"Climatic Changes" by Ellsworth Huntington
Though less beautifully clothed than Hyla, our common toad, Bufo, is just as carefully clothed.
"A Watcher in The Woods" by Dallas Lore Sharp
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In news:

Miami Veterinary Specialists say secretions from Bufo toads, exposure to snail bait can cause seizures.
According to a report from TBO.com, a Florida couple's Jack Russell terrier died last week after biting a toxic Bufo toad in their backyard.
Deborah and Charlie Barrett want people to know about the dangers of Bufo marinus toads.
TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. Deborah and Charlie Barrett want people to know about the dangers of Bufo marinus toads.
"People should be - as we weren't - aware how toxic the Bufo toads are," Charlie Barrett said.
Deborah and Charlie Barrett want people to know about the dangers of Bufo marinus toads .
Bufo toads are considered a nuisance, said Gary Morse, a spokesman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
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