Definition of poison arrow frog in English:

poison arrow frog


  • A small slender, brightly colored frog of Central and South American rainforests. Its skin secretes a virulent poison, formerly used by indigenous people to coat their arrowheads.

    Family Dendrobatidae: several genera and numerous species

    ‘Snakes, poison-arrow frogs, and bullet ants can be dangerous, and he often relies on the experienced parataxonomists.’