obstetrical toad

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n obstetrical toad European toad whose male carries the fertilized eggs wrapped around its hind legs until they hatch
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Obstetrical toad (Zoöl) a European toad of the genus Alytes, especially Alytes obstetricans. The eggs are laid in a string which the male winds around his legs, and carries about until the young are hatched.
    • Obstetrical toad (Zoöl) See under Obstetrical.
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