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צְפַרְדֵּעַ

Graham S. Ogden

(1) noun f
(a) Aquatic Animals noun
= amphibious small animal with large hind legs used for jumping; about 70 mm. long; brown or olive-green in color; lays eggs which hatch as tadpoles and gradually grow legs; Edible Frog (Rana esculenta) or Spotted Frog (Rana punctata); unclean; associated with demons by Egyptians and Persians (Hope: 187-188)  - (plague of) frogs  (EXO.7:27,28,29 ...)
     Animal ; Plague