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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. either of two frogs with a clicking call;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cricket \Crick"et\ (kr?k"?t), n. [OE. criket, OF. crequet, criquet; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. creak; cf. D. kriek a cricket. See Creak.] (Zool.) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings. [1913 Webster] Note: The common European cricket is Gryllus domesticus; the common large black crickets of America are Gryllus niger, Gryllus neglectus, and others. [1913 Webster] Balm cricket. See under Balm. Cricket bird, a small European bird (Silvia locustella); -- called also grasshopper warbler. Cricket frog, a small American tree frog (Acris gryllus); -- so called from its chirping. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cricket frog n 1: either of two frogs with a clicking call