In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Spadefoot toads are desert-dwelling amphibians that breed opportunistically in short lived pools filled by periodic rainfall.
- Secondarily aquatic adult amphibians provide another source of diversity.
- Among vertebrates, newts and other urodele amphibians show a remarkable capacity for regeneration.
- Young amphibians, like the larval frog or tadpole pictured here, spend their early years in the water, breathing through gills in the side of their head in much the same way as fish do.
- Many other types of animals - both amphibians and reptiles - shared the Triassic world.
(seaplane)avión anfibio masculine
- Unfortunately for them, in December of 1941 the company was also given the go-ahead to develop an amphibian.
- It says no other road-legal amphibian has managed to exceed 6mph on water.
(vehicle)anfibio masculinecoche anfibio masculinebefore noun amphibian tank — tanque anfibio masculine
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.