What is another word for anuran?

Pronunciation: [ˈanjʊɹən] (IPA)

Anuran is a term used to describe amphibians such as frogs, toads, and tree frogs. However, there are several synonyms for this word that can be used interchangeably. The word "batrachian" describes any animal that belongs to the order Anura, which includes anurans. "Amphibian" is also a classic synonym for anuran, as it is a more general term used to describe any aquatic or terrestrial animal that has moist skin. Additionally, "ranid" refers specifically to frogs of the family Ranidae, while "bufonid" describes toads of the family Bufonidae, which are both types of anurans. Depending on the context and the specific animal being described, any of these words can be used instead of "anuran" to accurately convey the intended meaning.

What are the hypernyms for Anuran?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Anuran?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for anuran (as nouns)

Usage examples for Anuran

Analysis of Characters The characters used in the systematic study of the frogs in this group are those usually employed in anuran systematics.
"A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group"
William E. Duellman
1-6. February 21. 1967. Additional studies of chromosomes of anuran amphibians.
"Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group"
William E. Duellman M. J. Fouquette

Related words: amphibian, frog, toad, newt

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