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 Cercopidæ, 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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