polliwog


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polliwog:

see tadpoletadpole,
larval, aquatic stage of any of the amphibian animals. After hatching from the egg, the tadpole, sometimes called a polliwog, is gill-breathing and legless and propels itself by means of a tail.
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Soon the other polliwogs began to tire of polliwog games.
He is the strongest swimmer of all our little polliwogs.
At long last, with the rest of the family now gathered on the creek bank shouting instructions and, occasionally, encouragement, I finally made a lucky pass that brought up a total of eight polliwogs, and we headed back to the car.
The person had permission from the owner and was saving polliwogs from a drying puddle.
He found a puddle full of polliwogs under his swing.
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The other polliwogs moved to the edge of the pond and began to join their father and mother in nightly croaking.
It took us an hour to arrive at an exit with a service station that provided water without polliwogs and a bottle of jasmine air freshener so we again could ride with the windows closed.
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Instead of reading about pond life, we created a pond on campus, where students could see polliwogs turn into frogs.
They've seen polliwogs grow into frogs and caterpillars transform into butterflies.