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mid'wife toad"




a European toad, Alytes obstetricans (family Discoglossidae), noted for its unusual breeding habits, in which mating occurs on land and the male broods the egg strings by wrapping them around his legs.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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