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spittlebug

noun spit·tle·bug \-ˌbəg\

Definition of SPITTLEBUG

:  any of a family (Cercopidae) of leaping homopterous insects whose nymphal larvae produce a frothy secretion —called also froghopper
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First Known Use of SPITTLEBUG

1882

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