anura definition

  • noun-plural:
    • One of the orders of amphibians characterized by the absence of a tail, as the frogs and toads.
    • one of several sales of amphibians characterized by the lack of a tail, as the frogs and toads.
  • noun:
    • A genus of really short-tailed wren-like birds of India, typically labeled the genus Tesia. Hodgson, 1841.
    • A genus of leaf-nosed bats, associated with family PhyllostomatidÅ“.
    • additionally written Anoura.
    • frogs, toads, tree toads
    • A genus of extremely short-tailed wren-like birds of Asia, typically regarded the genus Tesia. Hodgson, 1841.
    • A genus of leaf-nosed bats, regarding the family members PhyllostomatidÅ“.
    • Additionally written Anoura.
    • frogs, toads, tree toads
  • others:
    • An order of Amphibia, the Batrachia salientia, or batrachians proper, as frogs and toads; salient oviparous amphibians, tailless when adult, provided with well-developed feet, breathing atmosphere by lungs, and undergoing full metamorphosis from tadpole condition, where these are generally tailed and limbless, and inhale liquid by gills.
    • An order of Amphibia, the Batrachia salientia, or batrachians correct, as frogs and toads; salient oviparous amphibians, tailless when adult, provided with well-developed legs, breathing atmosphere by lung area, and undergoing total metamorphosis from tadpole state, which they're tailed and limbless, and breathe liquid by gills.

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