Etymology
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Bufo (n.)

toad genus, from Latin bufo "a toad," an Osco-Umbrian loan-word, perhaps from PIE *gwebh-, a root denoting sliminess and also forming words for "frog" (source also of Old Prussian gabawo "toad," Old Church Slavonic žaba "frog," Middle Low German kwappe "tadpole," German Quappe).

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Definitions of Bufo

bufo (n.)
any toad of the genus Bufo;
From wordnet.princeton.edu