Toadfish vs Toad - What's the difference?

toadfish | toad | Derived terms |

Toadfish is a derived term of toad.


As nouns the difference between toadfish and toad

is that toadfish is any of the ray-finned fishes of family batrachoididae, benthic ambush predators while toad is an amphibian similar to a frog with bigger back legs and more ragged skin.

toadfish

English

Noun

(wikipedia toadfish) (en-noun)
  • Any of the ray-finned fishes of family , benthic ambush predators.
  • Usage notes

    * For information on the choice of plural, see fish.

    toad

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An amphibian similar to a frog with shorter back legs and a drier, more ragged skin.
  • A very unpleasant man.
  • Derived terms

    * cane toad * frog and toad * toadfish * toad-in-the-hole * toadlike * toadstool * toady

    See also

    * amphibian * frog * frosh/frosk * * tadpole

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