crab-eating frog

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crab-eating frog (plural crab-eating frogs)

  1. A species of frog, Fejervarya cancrivora, native to southeast Asia.
    • 2012, Caspar Henderson, The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, 2013 edition, Granta Books, page 15:
      Lo, the crab-eating frog, which lives in mangrove swamps and marshes, and is the only known modern amphibian which can tolerate salty water.