Definition of discoglossid in English:

discoglossid

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to a group of relatively primitive anuran amphibians (frogs and toads) having ribs in the adult and a rounded non-protrusible tongue; especially of the family Discoglossidae.

noun

Zoology
  • An amphibian of this group.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Cope (1840–1897). From scientific Latin Discoglossidae, family name; from Discoglossus, genus name; from ancient Greek δισκο- + γλῶσσα tongue: see gloss) + classical Latin -idae): see -id.

Pronunciation

discoglossid

/dɪskə(ʊ)ˈɡlɒsɪd/