In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologyrana femininefrogs' legs — ancas de rana
- (to have) a frog in the / one's throat — tener carraspera
2slang, derogatory(French person)franchute informal offensivegabacho masculine Chile Spain offensive informalgabacha feminine Chile Spain informal offensive
- The costume was a very nice military top, green material with a frog or braid across the front, black wool tights with a red decoration on the side, and nice character shoes.
- I know the braided loop on a traditional Asian costume is a frog.
- I wasn't exotic and I never thought about wearing a little black linen pants and a shirt that closed with frogs instead of buttons.
- It was held closed by four large, golden frogs, down the front of the robe.
- The ground surface of the foot, that is the sole, bars and frog, are not touched.
- Duckett feels that there should be shortening of the distance from the point of the frog to the toe.
- ‘She has flat feet and her frogs have gotten beat up in the past, but her feet have been good lately,’ Hills said.
- Had a fang hit the hoof's frog instead of the hoof, it might have been another story.
- Moreover, it is felt by many that by leaving the frog intact, the proper width between the heels will be maintained.
- ‘The horse scraped the frog of his left hoof in the backstretch and lost his drive,’ Nakatani said.
- Scientists suspect that frogs use skin poisons as a defense against predators and microbes.
- A frog leaps off the bank into a shallow pond just as a hummingbird pauses for nectar from a flaming red salvia plant.
- Bullfrogs, unlike native frogs, are unpalatable to the non-native fishes.
- Dr Harnett said pond insects and water plants were already thriving, and some visitors had seen newts and frogs.
- Reilly will compare the population status and dynamics of the European common frog in the three different types of peat bogs found in Ireland.
- The reason for avoiding consumption of the rest of the body is unclear, but may be related to poisonous excretions from the skin of frogs.
- Ice crystals start forming on the frog's skin and quickly work their way inside.
- The salmon had also been observed feeding on frogs and newts.
- Some amphibians we know today include frogs, toads, newts and salamanders.
- A similar story can be told for several other species of toads, frogs, salamanders, alligators, and turtles around the world.
- These amphibians, like modern frogs and salamanders, hatched from eggs and spent their larval period in the water as tadpoles.
- The recent warm but wet weather has caused a mass migration of frogs, newts and toads to the Barnes Wetland Centre.
- Water provides a breeding place for frogs, toads, newts and dragonflies.
- From every direction frogs leaped, skidded, and dived toward the safety of deeper water.
- Amphibians, such as frogs and toads, can also carry salmonella.
- Around 5,000 amphibian species, including frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders are thought to exist today.
- The new pond has been created to encourage frogs, newts, toads, dragonflies and butterflies.
- Scientists now suggest that the diet of Colombian poison-dart frogs, shown above, causes their skin to be toxic.
- They had everything from frogs to boa constrictors.
- The European common frog has a small, squat body and a wide, flat head.
1(of a horse)ranilla feminine
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