(1) Any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
(2) A decorative loop of braid or cord
(3) A person of French descent
(4) Hunt frogs for food
From frogga, frocga
, pet-form of frox, forsc, frosc
, from Proto-Germanic *fruskaz
(cf. Old High German frosc
, Middle Low German vorsch
, Old Norse froskr
- A small hopping amphibian.
- A fastener for clothing consisting of a button that fits through a loop.
- The part of a violin bow (or that of other similar string instruments such as the viola, cello and contrabass) located at the end held by the player, to which the horsehair is attached.
- Road. Shorter, more common form of frog and toad.
- A French person.
- A French-speaking person from Quebec.
- The depression in the upper face of a pressed or handmade clay brick.
- An organ on the bottom of a horse’s hoof that assists in the circulation of blood.
- The part of a railway switch or turnout where the tracks cross (from the resemblance to the frog in a horse’s hoof).
- A leather or fabric loop used to attach a sword or bayonet, or its scabbard, to a waist or shoulder belt.
- To unravel a knitted garment.
- To ornament or fasten a coat, etc. with frogs.
- To hunt or trap frogs.