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

  • n. See spittlebug.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various small insects of the family Cercopidae that feed on plant sap and whose larvae produce cuckoo spit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A homopterous insect of the family Cercopid├Ž, so called from the general shape of the body and the power of leaping.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a variety of spittlebug


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