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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-noo r-uh n, uh-nyoo r-]
    • /əˈnʊər ən, əˈnyʊər-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-noo r-uh n, uh-nyoo r-]
    • /əˈnʊər ən, əˈnyʊər-/

Definitions of anuran word

  • noun anuran any of the vertebrates of the order Anura (or Salientia), characterized by absence of a tail and very long hind legs specialized for hopping: class Amphibia (amphibians). The group includes the frogs and toads 3
  • adjective anuran of, relating to, or belonging to the order Anura 3
  • noun anuran any of an order (Anura) of tailless, jumping amphibians with a broad body and well-developed hind legs, consisting of frogs and toads 3
  • adjective anuran of or pertaining to the anurans 3
  • noun anuran any amphibian of the order Anura, comprising the frogs and toads. 1
  • adjective anuran belonging or pertaining to the Anura. 1

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anuran popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for anuran

noun anuran

  • frog — a triangular mass of elastic, horny substance in the middle of the sole of the foot of a horse or related animal.
  • sycophant — a self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.
  • polliwog — a tadpole.
  • peeper — a person who peeps in an abnormally prying manner; a voyeur.
  • salientian — belonging or pertaining to the superorder Salientia, comprising the frogs and toads (order Anura) and extinct species.

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