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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 frog /ˈfrɔg, ˈfrɑg/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 frog /ˈfrɔg, ˈfrɑg/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frog n.
 1. Zool. 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 voice.
 2.  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.  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. Zool. See Frog hopper.
 Frog hopper Zool., a small, leaping, hemipterous insect living on plants.  The larvæ are inclosed in a frothy liquid called cuckoo spit or frog spit.
 Frog lily Bot., the yellow water lily (Nuphar).
 Frog spit Zool., the frothy exudation of the frog hopper; -- called also frog spittle. See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frog v. t. To ornament or fasten (a coat, etc.) with trogs. See Frog, n., 4.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long
           hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial
           species [syn: toad, toad frog, anuran, batrachian,
      2: a person of French descent [syn: Gaul]
      3: a decorative loop of braid or cord [syn: frogs]
      [also: frogging, frogged]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. tsepharde'a, meaning a "marsh-leaper"). This reptile is
    mentioned in the Old Testament only in connection with one of
    the plagues which fell on the land of Egypt (Ex. 8:2-14; Ps.
    78:45; 105:30).
      In the New Testament this word occurs only in Rev. 16:13,
    where it is referred to as a symbol of uncleanness. The only
    species of frog existing in Palestine is the green frog (Rana
    esculenta), the well-known edible frog of the Continent.