• Definition for "Megalobatrachus"
    • A genus of huge salamanders; in some classifications…
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Megalobatrachus definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A genus of huge salamanders; in some classifications within the genus Cryptobranchus.
  • noun:
    • An Asiatic genus associated with family Protonopsidæ (or Crypto-branchidæ), having four small but well-formed legs, with no gill-slits; the giant salamanders. M. maximus is the largest living amphibian, attaining a length of three legs or more. Its found in Japan plus some components of continental Asia.
    • huge salamanders; in certain classifications contained in the genus Cryptobranchus
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