- A young toad or frog in its larval stage of development that lives in water, has a tail and no legs, and, like a fish, breathes through gills.
Etymology: From Middle English tad meaning "toad" and poll for "head".
- Dutch: dikkopje (dim), dikkop , kikkervisje (dim)
- French: tíªtard(fr)m
- German: Kaulquappe(de)f
- Italian: girino(it)m
- Spanish: renacuajo(es)m
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