Definition of 'cane toad'
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The cane toad was introduced by farmers to eat pests, which it failed to do. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Bit of a problem with cane toads in Queensland. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The cane toad springs to mind, introduced to control the cane beetle then becoming a plague itself. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The cane toad is one example of many; our record in meddling with ecosystems is not a good one. Times, Sunday Times (2012)WITH giant purple ears and a freaky thin tongue this cane toad looks like a science experiment gone wrong. The Sun (2013)Don't eat poisonous cane toads. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Rarely. cane toad is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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