largest known toad species; native to Central America; valuable destroyer of insect pests
Syn: ↑agua toad, ↑Bufo marinus
Hypernyms: ↑true toad

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\\ˈägwə\ noun or agua toad (-s)
Etymology: American Spanish agua, probably from Tupi
: the largest known toad (Bufo marinus) reaching a length of eight inches and being native to Central America but introduced into Argentina, Hawaii, and the West Indies where its voracious habits make it a valuable destroyer of insect pests

Useful english dictionary. 2012.