Definition of Froghopper

1. Noun. A variety of spittlebug.

Generic synonyms: Spittle Insect, Spittlebug

Definition of Froghopper

1. Noun. Any of various small insects of the family ''Cercopidae'' that feed on plant sap and whose larvae produce cuckoo spit. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Froghopper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Froghopper

frogeyes
frogfish
frogfishes
frogged
froggeries
froggery
froggier
froggies
froggiest
froggily
frogginess
frogging
froggings
froggish
froggy
froghopper (current term)
froghoppers
froglet
froglets
froglike
frogling
froglings
frogly
frogman
frogmarch
frogmarched
frogmarches
frogmarching
frogmen
frogmouth

Literary usage of Froghopper

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1. Bulletin by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station (1917)
"... would be of service is indicated by the entire absence of these insects on lawns where early and frequent mowing is the practice. ANGULATED froghopper. ..."

2. Journal by Helicopter Association of Great Britain (1894)
"Then it was decided, as the froghopper which emerges during the rainy ... The froghopper is a night feeder and hides in the sugar cane during the day. ..."

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