hyla


hyla
/huy"leuh/, n.
a tree frog of the genus Hyla.
[ < NL (1768), the genus name; L Hyla, vocative of Hylas Hylas, a companion of Hercules, alluding to the classical legend of his death in a fountain and the repeated cries made by those seeking him (fancifully compared to the choral calling of frogs of this genus)]

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