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Definition: Frog lily
Frog \Frog\ (fr[o^]g), n. [AS. froggu, frocga a frog (in
sensel); akin to D. vorsch, OHG. frosk, G. frosch, Icel.
froskr, fraukr, Sw. & Dan. fr["o].]
1. (Zo["o]l.) An amphibious animal of the genus Rana and
related genera, of many species. Frogs swim rapidly, and
take long leaps on land. Many of the species utter loud
notes in the springtime.
Note: The edible frog of Europe (Rana esculenta) is
extensively used as food; the American bullfrog (R. Catesbiana
) is remarkable for its great size and loud
2. [Perh. akin to E. fork, cf. frush frog of a horse.]
(Anat.) The triangular prominence of the hoof, in the
middle of the sole of the foot of the horse, and other
animals; the fourchette.
3. (Railroads) A supporting plate having raised ribs that
form continuations of the rails, to guide the wheels where
one track branches from another or crosses it.
4. [Cf. fraco of wool or silk, L. floccus, E. frock.] An
oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and
fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.
5. The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.
Cross frog (Railroads), a frog adapted for tracks that
cross at right angles.
Frog cheese, a popular name for a large puffball.
Frog eater, one who eats frogs; -- a term of contempt
applied to a Frenchman by the vulgar class of English.
Frog fly. (Zo["o]l.) See Frog hopper.
Frog hopper (Zo["o]l.), a small, leaping, hemipterous
insect living on plants. The larv[ae] are inclosed in a
frothy liquid called cuckoo spit or frog spit.
Frog lily (Bot.), the yellow water lily (Nuphar).
Frog spit (Zo["o]l.), the frothy exudation of the frog hopper
; -- called also frog spittle. See Cuckoo spit,