Definition of edible frog in English:

edible frog


  • A large green aquatic frog of mainland Europe, popular as food in some regions.

    Rana esculenta, family Ranidae

    • ‘What's more, even as the Central Valley became a major source of edible frogs, Californians were converting wetlands to farmland on a massive scale.’
    • ‘Without enough R. lessonae to mate with, however, edible frogs couldn't reproduce.’
    • ‘The genome of the Edible Frog (R. esculenta) therefore consists of two parts of each of its parent species.’