Definition of pelobatid in English:

pelobatid

noun

Zoology
  • An amphibian of the family Pelobatidae, which includes spadefoot toads.

Pronunciation

pelobatid

/ˌpiːlə(ʊ)ˈbatɪd/ /ˌpɛlə(ʊ)ˈbatɪd/

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to the family Pelobatidae.

Pronunciation

pelobatid

/ˌpiːlə(ʊ)ˈbatɪd/ /ˌpɛlə(ʊ)ˈbatɪd/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From scientific Latin Pelobatidae, family name from Pelobates, genus name + -idae.