tadpole

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Tadpoles
Salamander tadpole

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English tadpolle, taddepol, equal to toad +‎ poll ‎(head).

Noun[edit]

tadpole ‎(plural tadpoles)

  1. A young toad or frog in its larval stage of development that lives in water, has a tail and no legs, and, like a fish, breathes through gills.
  2. (by extension) The aquatic larva of any amphibian
    salamander tadpole
  3. A type of cargo bike that has two wheels in front and one in back.

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