Turnip vs Frog - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between turnip and frog

is that turnip is the white root of a yellow-flowered plant, brassica rapa , grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle while frog is a small tailless amphibian of the order anura that typically hops or frog can be (offensive) a french person or frog can be a leather or fabric loop used to attach a sword or bayonet, or its scabbard, to a waist or shoulder belt.

As a verb frog is

to hunt or trap frogs or frog can be to ornament or fasten a coat, etc with frogs or frog can be to unravel (a knitted garment).

turnip

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The white root of a yellow-flowered plant, Brassica rapa , grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.
  • (Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Atlantic Canada) The yellow root of a related plant, the swede or Brassica napus .
  • Synonyms

    * (Brassica rapa) (summer turnip), swede (Ireland, Northern England, Scotland), tumshie (Scotland), white turnip (Cornwall, Scotland)

    Derived terms

    * fall off the turnip truck * Swedish turnip * (turnip flea) * (turnip fly)

    See also

    * rutabaga * swede * turnip greens

    References

    frog

    English

    (wikipedia frog) (commons)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), ).J.P. Mallory & D.Q. Adams, eds, Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture , s.v. "Jump" (London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997), 323. See also (l), (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A small tailless amphibian of the order Anura that typically hops
  • 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
  • (Cockney rhyming slang) Road. Shorter, more common form of frog and toad
  • 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 running-rails cross (from the resemblance to the frog in a horse’s hoof)
  • An oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.
  • The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.
  • Synonyms
    * frosh, frosk, frock * pad, paddock * (railway switch component) common crossing
    Derived terms
    (Derived terms) * * * bush frog * clawed frog * common frog * Darwin's frog * disc-tongued frog * edible frog * * * fine as frog hair, finer than frog hair * Frog (metathesis: > Gorf) * frog belly * frogbit * frog chorus * frogeater, frog eater * frogeye * frogeyed * frog face * frogfish * frogged * froggery * frogging * froggish * froggy * Froggy * froghopper * a frog in one’s throat * frog kick * frog kingdom * frog legs * froglike * * frogly * frogman * frogmarch, frog-march * frogmouth * frog orchid * frogpond, frog pond * frog pose * The Frog Prince * Frog Prince * frog's-bit * frog's legs * frogspawn, frog spawn * frog spit * frog spittle * frog sticker * frogstool * ghost frog * glass frog * * Kermit the Frog (metathesis: > Kermit the Forg, Kermit the Gorf, Kermit the Grof) * The Leap-Frog * leapfrog, leap-frog * leapfrogged, leap-frogged * leapfrogging * leapfrog test, leap-frog test, leap frog test * litter frog * male frog test * * marsupial frog * moss frog * * painted frog * parsley frog * poison dart frog * * screeching frog * sedge frog * * shovelnose frog * tailed frog * tongueless frog * tree frog * Tukeit Hill frog * * true frog
    References
    See also
    * amphibian * * tadpole * toad *

    Verb

    (frogg)
  • To hunt or trap frogs.
  • To use a pronged plater to transfer (cells) to another plate.
  • Derived terms
    * frog stitch

    Etymology 2

    From (m), stereotypical food of the French. Compare , from (m), corresponding French term for English, likewise based on stereotypical food.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (offensive) A French person
  • (Canada, offensive) A French-speaking person from Quebec
  • Antonyms
    * (French person) (l)

    References

    *

    Etymology 3

    .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A leather or fabric loop used to attach a sword or bayonet, or its scabbard, to a waist or shoulder belt
  • An ornate fastener for clothing consisting of a button, toggle, or knot, that fits through a loop
  • Verb

    (frogg)
  • To ornament or fasten a coat, etc. with frogs
  • Etymology 4

    Supposedly from sounding similar to "rip it".

    Verb

    (frogg)
  • To unravel (a knitted garment).