Meaning of Salientia in English:

Salientia

plural noun

Zoology
another term for Anura
  • ‘The superorder Salientia (Anura) includes toads, frogs and their close fossil relatives The closest living relatives of the Salientia are the other amphibians, salamanders and caecilians.’

Pronunciation

Salientia

/ˌseɪlɪˈɛnʃɪə/ /ˌseɪlɪˈɛntɪə/

Origin

Modern Latin (plural), from Latin salire ‘to leap’.