Zyzzogeton

noun Zyz·zo·ge·ton \ˌzizəˈjēˌtän\

Definition of Zyzzogeton

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

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Origin and Etymology of zyzzogeton

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


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