Hy*lo"des (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. woody, wooded, muddy; a wood + form.] Zool.

The piping frog (Hyla Pickeringii), a small American tree frog, which in early spring, while breeding in swamps and ditches, sings with high, shrill, but musical, notes.


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