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Frog vs. Salamander

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Frognoun

A small tailless amphibian of the order Anura that typically hops.

Salamandernoun

A long, slender, chiefly terrestrial amphibian of the order Caudata, superficially resembling a lizard.

Frognoun

The part of a violin bow (or that of other similar string instruments such as the viola, cello and contrabass) located at the end held by the player, to which the horsehair is attached.

Salamandernoun

(mythology) A creature much like a lizard that is resistant to and lives in fire, hence the elemental being of fire.

Frognoun

(Cockney rhyming slang) Road. Shorter, more common form of frog and toad.

Salamandernoun

(heraldry) A heraldic representation of the mythological creature, typically accompanied by flames.

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Frognoun

The depression in the upper face of a pressed or handmade clay brick.

Salamandernoun

(cooking) A metal utensil with a flat head which is heated and put over a dish to brown the top.

Frognoun

An organ on the bottom of a horse’s hoof that assists in the circulation of blood.

Salamandernoun

(cooking) A small broiler (North America) or grill (Britain), used in professional cookery primarily for browning.

‘The chef first put the steak under the salamander to sear the outside.’;

Frognoun

(rail transport) The part of a railway switch or turnout where the running-rails cross (from the resemblance to the frog in a horse’s hoof).

Salamandernoun

The pouched gopher, Geomys tuza, of the southern United States.

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Frognoun

(offensive) A French person.

Salamandernoun

A large poker.

Frognoun

A French-speaking person from Quebec.

Salamandernoun

(metallurgy) Solidified material in a furnace hearth.

Frognoun

A leather or fabric loop used to attach a sword or bayonet, or its scabbard, to a waist or shoulder belt.

Salamanderverb

To use a salamander (cooking utensil) in a cooking process.

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Frognoun

An ornate fastener for clothing consisting of an oblong button (covered with netted thread), toggle, or knot, that fits through a loop.

Salamandernoun

Any one of numerous species of Urodela, belonging to Salamandra, Amblystoma, Plethodon, and various allied genera, especially those that are more or less terrestrial in their habits.

‘I have maintained that salamander of yours with fire any time this two and thirty years.’; ‘Whereas it is commonly said that a salamander extinguisheth fire, we have found by experience that on hot coals, it dieth immediately.’;

Frogverb

To hunt or trap frogs.

Salamandernoun

The pouched gopher (Geomys tuza) of the Southern United States.

Frogverb

To use a pronged plater to transfer (cells) to another plate.

Salamandernoun

A culinary utensil of metal with a plate or disk which is heated, and held over pastry, etc., to brown it.

Frogverb

To spatchcock (a chicken).

Salamandernoun

A large poker.

Frogverb

To ornament or fasten a coat, etc. with frogs.

Salamandernoun

Solidified material in a furnace hearth.

Frogverb

(transitive) To unravel (a knitted garment).

Salamandernoun

any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed

Frognoun

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.

Salamandernoun

reptilian creature supposed to live in fire

Frognoun

The triangular prominence of the hoof, in the middle of the sole of the foot of the horse, and other animals; the fourchette.

Salamandernoun

fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire

Frognoun

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.

Salamander

Salamanders are a group of amphibians typically characterized by a lizard-like appearance, with slender bodies, blunt snouts, short limbs projecting at right angles to the body, and the presence of a tail in both larvae and adults. All 10 present-day salamander families are grouped together under the order Urodela.

Frognoun

An oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.

Frognoun

The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.

Frogverb

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

Frognoun

any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species

Frognoun

a person of French descent

Frognoun

a decorative loop of braid or cord

Frog

A frog is any member of a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura (literally without tail in Ancient Greek). The oldest fossil appeared in the early Triassic of Madagascar, but molecular clock dating suggests their origins may extend further back to the Permian, 265 million years ago.

‘proto-frog’;

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