Rana, genus Rana

(noun) type genus of the Ranidae

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Ra"na, n. Etym: [L., a frog.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: A genus of anurous batrachians, including the common frogs.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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