Definition of Salientia in English:

Salientia

plural noun

Zoology
  • another term for Anura
    • ‘The superorder Salientia (Anura) includes toads, frogs and their close fossil relatives The closest living relatives of the Salientia are the other amphibians, salamanders and caecilians.’

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Latin salire to leap.

Pronunciation:

Salientia

/ˌseɪlɪˈɛntɪə//ˌseɪlɪˈɛnʃɪə/