Meaning of discoglossoid in English:

discoglossoid

Pronunciation /dɪskə(ʊ)ˈɡlɒsɔɪd/

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of a group of relatively primitive anuran amphibians (frogs and toads) including the discoglossids, sometimes classified as a superfamily Discoglossoidea.

    See note at discoglossid.

noun

Zoology
  • An amphibian of this group.

Origin

Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Discoglossus, genus name + -oid, after scientific Latin Discoglossoidea, superfamily name.