hyla

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the genus name Hyla, from Ancient Greek ὕλη (húlē, wood, forest).

Noun[edit]

hyla (plural hylas)

  1. A tree frog of the genus Hyla.
    • 1985, Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Simon & Schuster, p. 153:
      I lifted one of the skins from the mortar and held it close to the candle. Even I could recognize it as that of the common hyla tree frog.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms.

Noun[edit]

hyla (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hyle