: a genus of large South American leafhoppers (family Cicadellidae) having the pronotum tuberculate and the front tibiae grooved

Word History


New Latin, from Zyzza, genus of leafhoppers in former classifications (probably of imitative origin) + Greek geitōn neighbor

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“Zyzzogeton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zyzzogeton. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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