froghopper

noun
frog·​hop·​per | \ ˈfrȯg-ˌhä-pər How to pronounce froghopper (audio) , ˈfräg- \

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Examples of froghopper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An insect known as the froghopper can leap more than 100 times its body length despite short legs. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, 27 Apr. 2018 There were 24-percent fewer grasshoppers in compressor plots, 52-percent fewer froghoppers, and a whopping 95-percent fewer cave, camel, and spider crickets. Veronique Greenwood, The Atlantic, 2 June 2017

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First Known Use of froghopper

1711, in the meaning defined above

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“Froghopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/froghopper. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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