jumping plant louse

noun

Definition of jumping plant louse

: any of numerous plant lice (family Psyllidae) with the femurs thickened and adapted for leaping

First Known Use of jumping plant louse

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Jumping plant louse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jumping%20plant%20louse. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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