What is the difference between Polliwog and Frog?

The difference between polliwog and frog

is that "polliwog" is a tadpole and "frog" is a small tailless amphibian of the order Anura that typically hops.

polliwog

frog

Noun

  • (US, dialectal) A tadpole.

Exemple

  • So Tommy sang the following verse: “The cold got worse, The frog got hoarse, Till croaking he scared a polliwog!"

Noun

  • A small tailless amphibian of the order Anura that typically hops.
  • The part of a violin bow (or that of other similar string instruments such as the viola, cello and contrabass) located at the end held by the player, to which the horsehair is attached.
  • The depression in the upper face of a pressed or handmade clay brick.
  • An organ on the bottom of a horse’s hoof that assists in the circulation of blood.
  • (rail transport) The part of a railway switch or turnout where the running-rails cross (from the resemblance to the frog in a horse’s hoof).

Examples

  • Awesome leather armbands with spikes like two feet long / Hair is parted down the middle, frowning like a frog

Verb

  • To hunt or trap frogs.
  • (transitive, biology) To use a pronged plater to transfer (cells) to another plate.
  • (transitive, cooking) To spatchcock (a chicken).