fleahopper

noun
flea·​hop·​per | \ ˈflē-ˌhä-pər How to pronounce fleahopper (audio) \

Definition of fleahopper

: any of several small jumping bugs that feed on cultivated plants

First Known Use of fleahopper

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Fleahopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleahopper. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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