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English → English (WordNet) Definition: obstetrical toad obstetrical toad n : European toad whose male carries the fertilized eggs wrapped around its hind legs until they hatch [syn: midwife toad, Alytes obstetricans]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Obstetrical toad Obstetric \Ob*stet"ric\ ([o^]b*st[e^]t"r[i^]k), Obstetrical \Ob*stet"ric*al\ ([o^]b*st[e^]t"r[i^]*kal), a. [L. obstetricius, fr. obstetrix, -icis, a midwife, fr. obstare to stand before: cf. F. obst['e]trique. See Obstacle.] 1. Of or pertaining to childbirth, midwifery, or the period around the time of the birth of children; as, the obstetric art. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to obstetrics; as, the obstetric unit of a hospital. [PJC] Obstetrical toad (Zo["o]l.), 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. [1913 Webster] Toad \Toad\, n. [OE. tode, tade, AS. t[=a]die, t[=a]dige; of unknown origin. Cf. Tadpole.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of batrachians belonging to the genus Bufo and allied genera, especially those of the family Bufonid[ae]. Toads are generally terrestrial in their habits except during the breeding season, when they seek the water. Most of the species burrow beneath the earth in the daytime and come forth to feed on insects at night. Most toads have a rough, warty skin in which are glands that secrete an acrid fluid. [1913 Webster] Note: The common toad (Bufo vulgaris) and the natterjack are familiar European species. The common American toad (Bufo lentiginosus) is similar to the European toad, but is less warty and is more active, moving chiefly by leaping. [1913 Webster] Obstetrical toad. (Zo["o]l.) See under Obstetrical. Surinam toad. (Zo["o]l.) See Pita. Toad lizard (Zo["o]l.), a horned toad. Toad pipe (Bot.), a hollow-stemmed plant (Equisetum limosum ) growing in muddy places. --Dr. Prior. Toad rush (Bot.), a low-growing kind of rush (Juncus bufonius ). Toad snatcher (Zo["o]l.), the reed bunting. [Prov. Eng.] Toad spittle. (Zo["o]l.) See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo. Tree toad. (Zo["o]l.) See under Tree. [1913 Webster]


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