Definition of Batrachia in English:

Batrachia

proper noun

Zoology
  • another term, especially formerly, for anura
    • ‘Maximum parsimony analysis of this latter data set also recovered monophyly of living amphibians and favored a frog + salamander (Batrachia) relationship.’
    • ‘For example, Batrachia and Gymnophiona are sister taxa within the ancestral taxon, Amphibia (or ‘Lissamphibia’ in many systems).’
    • ‘This clade is also referred to as Batrachia and is placed in superorder Salientia.’

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Greek batrakhos frog.

Pronunciation:

Batrachia

/bəˈtrākēə/