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English → English (gcide) Definition: Rana esculenta 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. [1913 Webster] 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 voice. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 5. The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword. [1913 Webster] 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, under Cuckoo. [1913 Webster] Edible \Ed"i*ble\, a. [L. edibilis, fr. edere to eat. See Eat.] Fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes. --Bacon. -- n. Anything edible. [1913 Webster] Edible bird's nest. See Bird's nest, 2. Edible crab (Zo["o]l.), any species of crab used as food, esp. the American blue crab (Callinectes hastatus). See Crab. Edible frog (Zo["o]l.), the common European frog (Rana esculenta ), used as food. Edible snail (Zo["o]l.), any snail used as food, esp. Helix pomatia and H. aspersa of Europe. [1913 Webster]

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