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Polliwog vs. Tadpole

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Polliwognoun

A tadpole.

Tadpolenoun

A young toad or frog in its larval stage of development that lives in water, has a tail and no legs, and, like a fish, breathes through gills.

Polliwognoun

a larval frog or toad

Tadpolenoun

(by extension) The aquatic larva of any amphibian.

‘salamander tadpole’;

Tadpolenoun

A type of cargo bike that has two wheels in front and one in back.

Tadpolenoun

(psychology) A child's basic drawing of a human being, having a detailed head but only sticks for the body and limbs.

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Tadpolenoun

The young aquatic larva of any amphibian. In this stage it breathes by means of external or internal gills, is at first destitute of legs, and has a finlike tail. Called also polliwig, polliwog, porwiggle, or purwiggy.

Tadpolenoun

The hooded merganser.

Tadpolenoun

a larval frog or toad

Tadpole

A tadpole is the larval stage in the life cycle of an amphibian. Most tadpoles are fully aquatic, though some species of amphibians have tadpoles that are terrestrial.

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