from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A foamlike aggregation of small aquatic plants, such as green algae, on the surface of a pond. Also called frog spittle.
  • n. See cuckoo spit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the frothy exudation of the frog hopper; -- called also frog spittle. See Cuckoo spit, under Cuckoo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A popular name for various filamentous freshwater algæ, especially species of Spirogyra, which form floating masses.
  • n. The frothy substance secreted and exuded by a froghopper.


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