from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of homopterous insects, of the family Cercopidæ: so called because the larva is enveloped in the frothy or foamy substance known as cuckoo-spit. The genus is closely related to Ptyelus, and species were formerly placed in Ptyelus or Tettigonia.
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- n. a genus of Cercopidae
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