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spittlebug Syllabification: spit·tle·bug
Pronunciation: /ˈspidlˌbəɡ/

Definition of spittlebug in English:


Another term for froghopper.
Example sentences
  • The tiny spittlebug, or froghopper, leaped into the scientific spotlight in a July 2003 issue of the journal Nature.
  • The froghopper is also known as the spittlebug.
  • The expectorating nymph is better known as a spittlebug.
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