Definition of pelobatoid in US English:

pelobatoid

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or designating anuran amphibians of a type represented by the genus Pelobates and family Pelobatidae (sometimes placed in a group Pelobatoidea).

noun

Zoology
  • A pelobatoid amphibian.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From scientific Latin Pelobates + -oid.