lerp

noun \ˈlərp\
variants: less commonly

laap

\ˈläp\

Definition of lerp

plural

-s

  1. :  a sweet waxy secretion found in Australia and Tasmania on the leaves of eucalyptus trees that is produced as a protection by the young of jumping plant lice of Spondyliaspis and related genera and is eaten by aborigines

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Origin and Etymology of lerp

native name in Australia, literally, sweet


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